Article / 14 November 2017 at 7:08 GMT

COT: Ongoing expansion in energy sector longs, metals mixed

Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
  • There has been an ongoing expansion in longs in the energy sector
  • Gold was bought for the first time in eight weeks
  • The US dollar short was reduced on broad-based IMM futures selling

By Ole Hansen

The delayed COT reports from the the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that was released on Monday night showed a continued expansion in longs across the energy sector. Metals were mixed with gold being bought for the first time in eight weeks.

In forex, the dollar short was reduced even further on broad-based IMM futures selling, with euro the exception.

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Ole Hansen is head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank.

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14 November
Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
Correction: The commodities table produced a correct net position on NatGas but the changes were incorrect
14 November
Logich Logich
Any idea why Coffee opens up on a very negative tone today, Ole Hansen?
15 November
JbKingTrader JbKingTrader
Ole, the charts show that oil's net position is not yet the 1-yr high, yet they are highlighted and the data says true. Can you please clarify or correct data? Thank you!


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