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Financial investors increase net long position in Euronext wheat – Agriculture.com

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PARIS, Feb 13 (Reuters) –

* Non-commercial market participants increased their net
long
position in Euronext’s milling wheat futures and options in the
week to Feb. 8, data published by Euronext on Wednesday showed.

* Non-commercial participants, which include investment
funds and
financial institutions, raised their net long position to 31,144
contracts from 18,761 a week earlier, the data showed.

* Commercial participants reduced their net short position
to
21,498 contracts from 25,792 a week earlier.

* Commercials accounted for 71.4 percent of the open
interest,
while non-commercial categories represented 16.4 percent of open
interest.

* The report covered 87.8 percent of open interest in wheat
derivatives, up marginally from the prior week.

* To access Euronext’s position data for commodity trading,
which
also covers rapeseed, rapeseed meal and maize futures: https://derivatives.euronext.com/en/commodities
(Reporting by Gus Trompiz; editing by David Evans)

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