CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (8th September) and cover positions up to Tuesday (5th September). 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 increased for the seventh consecutive week. The net long position increased by 14,251 contracts to +245.3K contracts.
- Copper – Net position long and increasing
Long positions increased for an eighth consecutive week. The net longs increased by 5,213 contracts to +48.9K contracts.
- Silver – Net position long and increasing
Long positions increased for the seventh consecutive week and by 10,526 contracts to +64.2K contracts.
- WTI Crude – Net position long and increasing
Speculators increased long positions for the first time in five weeks and by 16,248 contracts, which brought the net positions to +382.1K contracts.
- Natural gas – Net position short and increasing
Short positions increased for a third consecutive week and by 3,469 contracts that pushed the net position to -46.8K contracts.
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