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  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Tue April 22, 2014

    • ETF: Focus is on precious metals, notably palladium funds; gold flows are bearish on positive US data • CFTC: The uptick in managed-money flows was led by energy sector; Arabica net spec is overextended...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon April 14, 2014

    ETF: Gold flows turn bearish again; we also see positive signs for broader commodities • CFTC: Bullish sentiment increases for energy, declines for agriculture and gold...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon April 7, 2014

    ETF: Gold outflows were the strongest in a month; PGM inflows as mining strikes continued • CFTC: Speculative commodity outflows continued after investment peaked on 11 March ...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon March 31, 2014

    • ETF: Fund flows were relatively slow; natural gas funds saw bearish flows • CFTC: Speculative money flows peaked, indicating future downside pressure on energy and metals ...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon March 17, 2014

    • ETF: Fund flows were positive across the entire complex, particularly for gold • CFTC: Aggregate net spec increased again, but cumulative money flow appeared overextended...

  • Q2 – Rotation, relative value and risk - Updated Thu March 13, 2014

    Overview – Four key themes continue to inform our thinking on global markets this year: geopolitical risk in EMs, ‘The Great Rotation’, absolute and relative growth, and liquidity and regulation. In our view, geopolitical risk is the ‘new normal’ an...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon March 3, 2014

    • ETF: Flows were positive across most of the complex; geopolitical drivers provided tailwinds for gold • CFTC: Managed-money flows trended towards their highest in two years ...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon February 24, 2014

    • ETF: Sentiment towards the broad index turns more bullish; gold sees outflows on price resistance • CFTC: Large speculators turn more bullish towards commodities on high cash flow ...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon February 17, 2014

    ETF: Energy flows were bearish on profit taking; gold inflows gained as prices breached the 200-day MA • CFTC: Speculative flows accelerated, with energy and agriculture leading the way...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon February 10, 2014

    • ETF: Flows into commodities were mostly positive, except for base metals • CFTC: Aggregate net spec rose for a fourth straight week; dry weather drove agricultural net spec higher...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon January 27, 2014

    ETF: Investors turn more bearish on commodities; no safe-haven flows into gold • CFTC: Aggregate net spec rises 5.9%, mostly due to natural gas; divergence persists across the complex...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Tue January 21, 2014

    • ETF: Overall flows were bearish due to outflows from energy and broad-index funds • CFTC: Energy speculators turned more bearish; positions were overextended in copper, gold, and wheat...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Tue January 14, 2014

    ETF: Commodity (ex gold) flows are bullish, but gold outflows continue • CFTC: Recent bullish trend in sentiment (spec flow) comes to a halt on the back of energy outflows...

  • A delicate balance - Updated Wed December 11, 2013

    • Our theme for 2014 centres on the balance between headwinds – such as a stronger US dollar (USD), higher US yields and larger supply surpluses – and tailwinds in the form of an improving global economic outlook and a continuing super-cycle. Broad ...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon November 25, 2013

    • ETF: Gold flows were bearish following the FOMC statement; commodity ETF AUM was down 39.4% YTD • CFTC: The latest Commitment of Traders report shows agricultural and metal net spec declining ...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon November 18, 2013

    ETF: Broad index flows reflected bearishness in WTI, corn and copper • CFTC: Net spec falls for a third consecutive week as the metals complex remains weak...

  • Commodity index rebalancing - Updated Wed November 13, 2013

    Major commodity indices shift weight away from WTI and natural gas and into Brent and gold • Annual index rebalancing will have a greater impact on corn, coffee and cotton prices • Net negative flows and roll for WTI will lead to stronger contango...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon November 11, 2013

    • ETF: Gold inflows buck the norm; commodity inflows remain mixed, with energy (ex-oil) benefiting • CFTC: Aggregate net spec falls by 23.5%; cocoa and sugar look increasingly overextended...

  • Commodity investor flows - Updated Mon November 4, 2013

    ETF: Stronger gold outflows on the back of positive US data; strong oil outflows due to ample supply • CFTC: Aggregate net spec rises for a third consecutive week; bullish trend in copper net spec continues...



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