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France 40 IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short France 40 for the first time since May 11, 2020 09:00 GMT when France 40 traded near 4,500.60.

France 40 IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short France 40 for the first time since May 11, 2020 09:00 GMT when France 40 traded near 4,500.60.

2020-05-18 17:23:00
Research, Research Team
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France 40 Client Positioning

Number of traders net-short has increased by 8.37% from last week.

SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

France 40

BULLISH

48.48%

51.52%

-23.12% Daily

-17.82% Weekly

57.23% Daily

8.37% Weekly

4.35% Daily

-6.13% Weekly

France 40: Retail trader data shows 48.48% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.06 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since May 11 when France 40 traded near 4,500.60, price has moved 0.35% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 23.12% lower than yesterday and 17.82% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 57.23% higher than yesterday and 8.37% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests France 40 prices may continue to rise.

Our data shows traders are now net-short France 40 for the first time since May 11, 2020 09:00 GMT when France 40 traded near 4,500.60. Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger France 40-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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