• Latest commitment of traders positions (commodities) as of March 13th 2018

    Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 19 Mar 2018 03:08:27   Eastern Standard Time

    CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (16th March) and cover positions up to Tuesday (13th March). COT report is not a complete presenter of entire market positions; however, it represents a good chunk of institutional traders, to have a feel of what expected by the big players.

    Kindly note, in some cases, numbers are rounded to nearest decimal.

    • Gold – Net position long and decreasing

    Long positions declined last week. The net long positions got decreased by 15,875 contracts to +167.9K contracts.               

    • Copper – Net position long and decreasing

    Long positions declined last week. The net longs decreased by 2,285 contracts to +39.6K contracts.

    • Silver – Net position long and decreasing

    The long positions declined last week by 3,239 contracts to +2.9K contracts.

    • WTI Crude – Net position long and decreasing

    Speculators reduced long positions for a second consecutive week and by 17,974 contracts, which brought the net positions to +686.5K contracts.

    • Natural gas – Net position short and decreasing

    Short positions declined for a second consecutive week and by 12,471 contracts that pushed the net position to -105.1K contracts.

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