Latest commitment of traders positions (commodities) as of October 16th 2018
Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 22 Oct 2018 09:04:20 Europe/London
CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (19th October) and cover positions up to Tuesday (16th October). 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 – Position shifted from short to long
The net long positions rose in such a fashion by 55,842 contracts that the net position shifted from short to +17.7K contracts.
- Copper – Net position long and increasing
The net long positions rose last week by 671 contracts to +8.9K contracts.
- Silver – Net position short and decreasing
The short positions declined last week and by 7,423 contracts to -14.8K contracts.
- WTI Crude – Net position long and decreasing
Speculators reduced long positions for the 13th time in 17 weeks, and by 34,822 contracts, which brought the net positions to +493.2K contracts.
- Natural gas – Net position short and decreasing
Short positions declined for the 9th time in 12 weeks and by 18 contracts last week to -4.5K contracts.© FxWire Pro 2019. All rights reserved. The FxWire Pro content received through this service is the intellectual property of FxWire Pro or its third party suppliers. Republication or redistribution of content provided by FxWire Pro is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of FxWire Pro, except for personal and non-commercial use. Neither FxWire Pro nor its third party suppliers shall be liable for any errors, omissions or delays in content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.