PARIS, January 5 (Reuters) – Non-trading market participants last week reduced their net long position in Euronext milling wheat futures and options for the fourth week in a row, according to data released by Euronext on Wednesday.
Non-commercial participants, which include investment funds and financial institutions, reduced their net long position to 158,152 contracts from 165,310 a week earlier, the data showed.
Trade participants reduced their net short position to 173,183 contracts from 184,406 a week earlier.
Ad short positions represented 64.7% of the total short position, while commercial long positions represented 38.4% of the total long positions.
Non-trade short positions represented 35.3% of total short positions, while net non-trade long positions represented 61.6% of total long positions.
In Euronext rapeseed futures and options, non-trading market participants reduced their net long position to 171 contracts from 1,392 a week earlier.
Trade participants reduced their net short position in rapeseed to 1,074 contracts from 2,020 a week earlier.
To access Euronext’s position data for commodities trading, which also covers corn futures: https://live.euronext.com/products/commodities
(Report by Gus Trompiz in Paris Editing by Matthew Lewis)
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