ao link

Markets Extra

Linked In

Hedge fund positions in numbers for week to June 9



Below, details of the shifts in managed money positioning in US-traded agricultural commodities, in the week to Tuesday June 9.


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


For commentary on the data, please 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

20,376 +13,739

Chicago soyoil

-56 -11,432

Kansas City wheat

-18,738 +5,395
Chicago wheat
-25,368 -11,896

Chicago soymeal

-52,986 -2,005

Chicago corn

-297,312 -15,046


Hedge funds’ net positioning in New York-traded soft commodities
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change
Raw sugar
12,024 +25,945
Cotton 6,520 +3,897


-2,539 -876

Arabica coffee

-13,978 -7,355


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

Live cattle

19,884 +3,388

Lean hogs

7,871 +1,192

Feeder cattle

665 -581



Hedge funds’ net positioning, by sector
Contract Net long position (contracts)
Week-on-week change (contracts)
Livestock 28,420 +3,999

Soft commodities

2,027 +21,611
Grain and oilseeds
-374,084 -21,245
Overall position -343,637 +4,365



* = most extreme on data going back to 2006


Related Stories

ANALYSIS: Are China's wheat imports about to get the corn treatment?

Competitive pricing is driving Chinese livestock feeders to use more grain in their rations. That could see wheat imports far exceed current forecasts

Cotton, wheat futures gain as USDA stocks downgrades top forecasts

A cut in the Wasde to the forecast for world wheat stocks proves a particular "surprise". But exuberance is capped by downbeat soybean data revisions

Key data in April 9 Wasde, and how they compared with market forecasts

Details of key statistics in the USDA’s Wasde report, which sent corn, cotton and wheat prices higher, but undermined soybean futures

Rapeseed worries mount, as Ukraine looks at lower exports

US officials forecast a drop in Ukraine rapeseed exports, just as weather is testing crops in top producers Canada and the EU. In Australia, however...
Home | About | RSS | Commodities | Companies | Markets | Legal disclaimer | Privacy policy | Contact

Our Brands: Comtell | Feedinfo | FGInsight

© 2021 and Agrimoney are trademarks of Agrimoney Ltd
Agrimoney is part of AgriBriefing Ltd
Agrimoney Ltd is registered in England & Wales. Registered number: 09239069