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GBP/JPY IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short GBP/JPY for the first time since May 05, 2019 when GBP/JPY traded near 145.89.

GBP/JPY IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short GBP/JPY for the first time since May 05, 2019 when GBP/JPY traded near 145.89.

2019-09-23 09:23:00
Research, Research Team
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GBP/JPY chart

Number of traders net-short has increased by 31.39% from last week.

SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

GBP/JPY

BULLISH

50.68%

49.32%

-5.13% Daily

-7.96% Weekly

26.76% Daily

31.39% Weekly

8.31% Daily

7.99% Weekly

GBP/JPY: Retail trader data shows 50.68% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.03 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since May 05 when GBP/JPY traded near 145.89, price has moved 8.41% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 5.13% lower than yesterday and 7.96% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 26.76% higher than yesterday and 31.39% higher from last week. We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests GBP/JPY prices may continue to fall. Our data shows traders are now net-short GBP/JPY for the first time since May 05, 2019 when GBP/JPY traded near 145.89. Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current GBP/JPY price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

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