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British Pound Likely Reversed vs JPY

British Pound Likely Reversed vs JPY

David Rodriguez, Head of Product
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GBPJPY – Forex trading crowds are now net-short the GBPJPY for the first time since the pair traded near ¥125, and an apparent shift in sentiment favors further topside. The current SSI ratio is effectively neutral. Yet short positions are 4% higher from last week while longs tumbled 16%. It’s perhaps a bit late to jump on the GBPJPY-long bandwagon as there’s clear risk of short-term corrections. Yet the tide has shifted and we expect it to trend higher through the medium term.

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--- Written by David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist for

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