• Latest commitment of traders positions (commodities) as of November 28th 2017

    Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 04 Dec 2017 01:45:16   Eastern Standard Time

    CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (1st December) and cover positions up to Tuesday (28th November). 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 increasing

    Long positions rose for a second consecutive week.  The net long position increased by 22,590 contracts to +224.4K contracts.           

    • Copper – Net position long and increasing

    Long positions rose for the second straight week. The net longs increased by 3,310 contracts to +43.9K contracts.

    • Silver – Net position long and decreasing

    Long positions declined for a second straight week contrasting with gold and this time by 8,859 contracts to +58.8K contracts.

    • WTI Crude – Net position long and increasing

    Speculators increased long positions for the sixth time in seven weeks and by 32,755 contracts, which brought the net positions to +609.8K contracts.

    • Natural gas – Net position short and increasing

    Short positions rose for a second consecutive week and by 21,279 contracts that pushed the net position to -98.4K contracts.

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