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Hedge fund positions in numbers for week to June 30



Below, details of the shifts in managed money positioning in US-traded agricultural commodities, in the week to Tuesday June 30.


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


For commentary on the data, click here.


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

67,836 +23,551

Chicago soyoil

847 +1,568

Kansas City wheat

-36,716 +576
Chicago wheat
-38,812 +9,401

Chicago soymeal

-52,497 -6,485

Chicago corn

-201,648 +75,831


Hedge funds’ net positioning in New York-traded soft commodities
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change
Raw sugar
58,349 +5,228
Cotton 8,856 +3,914


-11,172 -112

Arabica coffee

-25,413 +2,152


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

Live cattle

17,621 +54

Lean hogs

4,698 -4,291

Feeder cattle

1,983 +955



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

Soft commodities

30,620 +11,182
Livestock 24,302 -3,282
Grain and oilseeds
-260,990 +104,442
Overall position -206,068 +112,342



* = most extreme on data going back to 2006


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