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  • Article / 25 April 2016 at 8:00 GMT

    COT: Commodity bets surge on broad-based buying interest

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Another strong week for commodities attracted continued buying from hedge funds. The positioning of 12 major commodities jumped by 43% to 782,000 lots, a far cry from the net-short of 142,000 lots seen just 3-months ago. The net-longs in silver and WTI crude oil hit a new record and an 11 month high respectively.
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    6d
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    The ICE Europe Exchange has just released its weekly COT data on Brent Crude oil. The net-long increased by 4% to a new record of 418,000...
    6d
    Nickolya Nickolya
    I noticed, according to statistics, after the maximum should be a sudden correction
  • 21 April
    John Roberti John Roberti
    Are you saying that it is the result of excess long position pushing to level unjustified with minor events being the factor for the reverse movement which...
    21 April
    matsuri matsuri
    stock markets are positively correlated with oil price. The oil rally could not withstand long since there is too excessive number of long positions whose closing (even...
    21 April
    John Roberti John Roberti
    matsuri: rangebound means, if I understand correctly ole, between 40 and 45 thus a reduction of 28.000 barrels per day in a glut of 2 millions should...
  • Article / 18 April 2016 at 9:32 GMT

    COT: Silver longs at record, oil bought ahead of Doha

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    COT: Silver longs at record, oil bought ahead of Doha
    Hedge funds were small net-buyers of commodities during the week ending April 12 but within the different sectors some major changes were seen. Crude oil longs rose on short-covering, silver hit a new record long, copper long reversed into a short while soybeans jumped jumped to an 8-month high.
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    18 April
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    The ICE exchange earlier published speculative data for Brent crude. Last Tuesday the net-long jumped by 13% to a new record of 402.820 lots. The ratio between...
    18 April
    Nickolya Nickolya
    thanks
  • 04 April
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    The ICE Europe futures exchange has released its COT data on Brent crude and Gas oil for the week ending March 29. While bullish bets on Gas...
  • Article / 18 March 2016 at 14:05 GMT

    WCU: Self-defeating oil rally continues

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    WCU: Self-defeating oil rally continues
    The commodity recovery extended into its third week with the Bloomberg Commodity Index reaching a three-month high. Gold failed to reach new highs despite seeing the US FOMC turn more dovish, while WTI crude oil traded back above $40/barrel for the first time this year.
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    19 March
    bparkes19 bparkes19
    Commodities started rallying together. The IEA is being accused of overstating supply (missing bbls), the word "drowning" was used just like that famous economist cover. All this...
  • Article / 14 March 2016 at 8:30 GMT

    COT: Gold buyers return while oil sellers jump ship

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Money managers were net-buyers across all the three major commodity sectors during the week ending March 8. Short positions in WTI crude collapsed while gold buyers returned following a one week break. Copper buying accelerated while the sugar long doubled, but purely on short-covering.
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    14 March
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    Money managers reduced their record gross-long exposure to Brent crude last week. The continued reduction of short positions left the net-long down by less than 3% during...