Latest commitment of traders positions (equities and bonds) as at June 12th 2018
Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 18 Jun 2018 00:28:12 America/New_York
CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (15th June) and cover positions up to Tuesday (12th June). COT report is not a complete presenter of entire market positions; however, it represents a good chunk of institutional traders, to feel what’s going on in capital markets and how big traders are aligned.
Kindly note, in some cases, numbers are rounded to nearest decimal.
- 2 year U.S. Treasury:
Speculators increased short positions last week and by 21,061 contracts that led to a net position of -17.6K contracts.
- 5 year U.S. Treasury:
5-year treasury short positions declined last week, and by 27,824 contracts that brought the net position to -542.2K contracts.
- 10 year U.S. Treasury:
Speculators reduced short positions for a second consecutive week. The short positions got decreased by 61,552 contracts to -336K contracts.
- S&P 500 (E-mini) –
Speculators increased long positions for a second straight week. The net long positions got increased by 7,294 contracts to +169.4K contracts.
- MSCI Emerging Markets Mini-Index –
Long positions declined last week and by 12,091 contracts that pushed the net position to +166.3K contracts.
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