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Hedge fund positions in numbers for week to July 14



Below, details of the shifts in managed money positioning in US-traded agricultural commodities, in the week to Tuesday July 14.


Data are for futures and options combined, and sourced from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.


The previous week’s data are available by clicking here.



Hedge funds’ net positioning in grains and oilseeds
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change (contracts)

Chicago soybeans

65,975 -33,268

Chicago soyoil

10,198 -9,220
Chicago wheat
-8,327 +25,202

Kansas City wheat

-23,566 +9,106

Chicago soymeal

-30,451 -8,541

Chicago corn

-133,625 +8,116


Hedge funds’ net positioning in New York-traded soft commodities
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change
Raw sugar
78,518 -1,724
Cotton 29,817 +8,297

Arabica coffee

-24,776 -1,980


-28,077 -6,991


Hedge funds’ net positioning in Chicago-traded livestock
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change (contracts)

Live cattle

21,678 -1,230

Lean hogs

10,460 +3,825

Feeder cattle

1,472 -107



Hedge funds’ net positioning, by sector
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change (contracts)

Soft commodities

55,482 -2,398
Livestock 33,610 +2,488
Grain and oilseeds
-119,796 -8,605
Overall position -30,704 -8,515



* = most extreme on data going back to 2006


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