Hard Red Wheat May '18 (KEK18)
Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 14, 2018View Chart
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+1-0 (+0.20%)since 04/13/18
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+12-2 (+2.53%)since 02/14/18
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-7-2 (-1.44%)since 05/12/17
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Agricharts Market Commentary
Wheat futures posted 15 to 18 1/4 cent gains in the nearby winter wheat contracts on Friday, with MPLS 10 to 12 1/4 cents higher. A weaker US dollar index, down 532 points on the day, provided support. Later in the day on Friday, Mexico’s Economic minister stated that he expects a US/Mexico bilateral deal may be complete by next week. Friday’s Commitment of Traders report showed money managers in Chicago wheat futures and options at a net long position of 66,948 contracts. That was an increase of 2,361 contracts from the week prior and the largest reported net long position since September 2012. They also held a net long position of 62,652 contracts in KC wheat futures and options as of Tuesday. The Russian Ag ministry released a statement that they are not considering limiting exports despite rising domestic prices and expect them to total 35 MMT this MY.Sep 18 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.60 1/2, up 18 1/4 cents,Sep 18 KCBT Wheat closed at $5.65, up 17 1/2 cents,Sep 18 MGEX Wheat closed at $6.08 1/2, up 12 1/4 cents
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