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Financial investors raise net long position in Euronext wheat

PARIS, Sept 12 (Reuters) -

* Non-commercial market participants raised their net long position in Euronext milling wheat futures and options in the week to Sept. 7, data published by Euronext on Wednesday showed.

* Non-commercial participants, which include investment funds and financial institutions, raised their net long position to 76,180 contracts from 74,561 a week earlier, data showed.

* Commercial participants cut their net short position to 130,290 contracts from 130,864 a week earlier.

* Commercials accounted for 66.62 percent of the open interest, while non-commercial categories represented 15.16 percent of open interest.

* The report covered 81.78 percent of open interest in wheat derivatives, compared with 81.15 percent in the prior week.

* To access Euronext's position data for commodity trading, which also covers rapeseed, rapeseed meal and maize futures: (Reporting by Valerie Parent and Sybille de La Hamaide; editing by David Evans)

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