USD/CAD IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short USD/CAD for the first time since Jul 15, 2022 when USD/CAD traded near 1.30.
Number of traders net-short has increased by 30.77% from last week.
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USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 49.14% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.04 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Jul 15 when USD/CAD traded near 1.30, price has moved 1.23% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 12.50% lower than yesterday and 32.97% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 33.94% higher than yesterday and 30.77% higher from last week.
We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests USD/CAD prices may continue to rise.
Our data shows traders are now net-short USD/CAD for the first time since Jul 15, 2022 when USD/CAD traded near 1.30. Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger USD/CAD-bullish contrarian trading bias.
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