COT Report: 10-YR Bearish bets hit New Record. USD Index bets slip. WTI Crude & Copper bets rise

30th September 2018 Off By binary
COT Report: 10-YR Bearish bets hit New Record. USD Index bets slip. WTI Crude & Copper bets rise

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Here are this week’s links to the latest Commitment of Traders data changes that were released on Friday.

  • Currency Speculators trim USD Index bets, boost Yen bearishness. CAD, GBP & MXN bets gain
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised their bullish bets after 2 down weeks
  • 10-Year Note Speculators sharply raised bearish bets to new record high
  • Bitcoin Speculators reduced their bearish net positions
  • Gold Speculators pushed their bets further bearish
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply advanced their bullish bets to highest in 19 weeks
  • VIX Speculators sharply raised their bearish bets to 46 week high
  • Silver Speculators trimmed bearish bets for third straight week
  • Copper Speculators boosted their bets into new bullish position

Currency Speculators trim USD Index bets, boost Yen bearishness. CAD, GBP & MXN bets gain

US Dollar Index bets fell for just the second time in the past twenty-three weeks

Overall, the major currencies that improved this week were the euro (2,030 weekly change in contracts), British pound sterling (12,180 contracts), Swiss franc (2,355 contracts), Canadian dollar (10,579 contracts), New Zealand dollar (154 contracts) and the Mexican peso (10,885 contracts).

The currencies whose speculative bets declined this week were the US Dollar Index (-447 weekly change in contracts), the Japanese yen (-20,964 contracts) and the Australian dollar (-4,058 contracts). See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised their bullish bets after 2 down weeks

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 560,085 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 29,719 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators pushed their bets further bearish this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of -17,648 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -6,804 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply raised bearish bets to new record high

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -756,316 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -71,604 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply advanced their bullish bets to highest in 19 weeks

The large speculator contracts of S&P500 Mini futures totaled a net position of 197,916 contracts. This was a rise of 47,954 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators trimmed bearish bets for third straight week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of -23,255 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 2,261 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators boosted their bets into new bullish position

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 11,104 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 11,295 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


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The Commitment of Traders report data is published in raw form every Friday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and shows the futures positions of market participants as of the previous Tuesday (data is reported 3 days behind).

To learn more about this data please visit the CFTC website at http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/index.htm

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