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Crude Positioning Least Bullish Since August


Crude managed money net long positions fell last week back to levels seen in August according to Commitments of Traders data released on Friday. The combined net long positions for Brent and WTI decreased by -102k to 390k with ICE Brent down to the lowest since May.

  • Diesel net long positions also fell with ICE Gasoil falling to the least bullish in 14 weeks while Nymex diesel net longs were at a 10 week low. Nymex gasoline net longs are the least bullish since Nov 2020.
    • ICE Brent net longs fell by -65k to 153k
    • Nymex WTI net longs fell by -38k to 269k
    • ICE Gasoil fell by -17k to +32k
    • Nymex diesel fell by -7k to +32k
    • Nymex gasoline fell by -15k to 33k

Source: Bloomberg

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