From the price of coffee to the national debt as a percentage of GDP, these 11 numbers provide a picture of a fast changing global economy.
The Commitments of Traders report covering positions held and changes made by money managers in the week to July 7. Appetite for risk during this U.S. holiday shortened week was firm with the Bloomberg Commodity Index rising by 2.4%. Broad-based buying lifted the net-long held across 24 commodity futures above one million lots for the first time since January.
The Commitments of Traders report covering positions held and changes made by money managers in the week to June 16 found broad reductions in bullish bets amid worries around a re-acceleration of the COVID-19 cases. The biggest reductions occurred in WTI crude oil, natural gas, copper, wheat and coffee while gold, corn and sugar attracted fresh buying and short-covering.