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Financial investors cut long position in Euronext wheat

PARIS, July 17 (Reuters) -

* Non-commercial market participants reduced their net long position in Euronext's milling wheat futures and options in the week to July 12, data published by Euronext on Wednesday showed.

* Non-commercial participants, which include investment funds and financial institutions, cut their net long position to 21,158 contracts from 28,851 a week earlier, the data showed.

* Commercial participants reduced their net short position to 11,429 contracts from 18,645 a week earlier.

* Commercials accounted for 76.2% of the open interest, while non-commercial categories represented 16.6% of open interest.

* The report covered 92.7% of open interest in wheat derivatives, compared with 95.3% the prior week.

* To access Euronext's position data for commodity trading, which also covers rapeseed, rapeseed meal and maize futures: (Reporting by Sybille de La Hamaide Editing by Gus Trompiz)

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