CFT- See the Futures…

In addition to our regular Monday CFTC COT analysis report, Onyx Insight will publish its own in-house CFTC COT forecast ahead of the official Friday report. The model forecasts changes in long and short positions using machine learning, utilising Onyx’s proprietary data.


As players remain uncertain about wartime risk premia impacting the futures, the volatility appears to have hit oil products in varied ways. See all the updates across the barrel in this week’s Onyx Commitment of Traders report, as well as 6 one to watches for the week ahead. 

Brent Stable Around $89/bbl Levels 

The prompt Brent futures contract saw a quiet start to the morning before experiencing a retracement downwards, from $89.82/bbl at 09:15 BST down to $89.06/bbl at 10:15 BST.

Futures Report: World Affairs Brings The Bears

Technical indicators for the current period highlighted similar trends across product groups. Brent’s RSI has been hovering around overbought territory, with price action oscillating around the $90/bbl mark throughout the week.

This Week’s Target Price: $86-88/bbl

After a relatively rangebound week, with Jun Brent futures oscillating around the $90/bbl mark and hitting highs of $92.18/bbl on Apr 12, Brent futures has opened weaker following the weekend’s events – retracing to below the $90/bbl mark.