We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site.

Free Trading Guides
EUR/USD
Mixed
GBP/USD
Bullish
USD/JPY
Bearish
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Gold
Mixed
Oil - US Crude
Mixed
Bitcoin
Bearish
More View more
Real Time News
  • What is market volatility and what does a market event volatility look like? Find out from @PaulRobinsonFX here: https://t.co/vg7w10la3j https://t.co/HF3B9pG1FP
  • RT @XHNews: China's foreign exchange reserves came in at 3.0956 trillion U.S.D at the end of November, increased by 22.9 billion dollars fr…
  • Activity behind the Aussie Dollar is extreme - even compared to market-wide extremes (quiet). I talk about it in my $AUDUSD and AUD tech analysis for this week https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/technical/article/fx_technical_weekly/2019/12/07/Australian-Dollar-Forecast-Has-a-Systemic-Break-But-How-Far-Out-Is-It.html https://t.co/ZNKW1YqXkS
  • RT @BIS_org: Average daily turnover of OTC interest rate derivatives more than doubled over 2016-19 to $6.5 trillion, taking OTC markets’ s…
  • RT @BIS_org: Trading in emerging market currencies grew faster than major currencies 2016-19 to almost $1.6 trillion a day & 23% of global…
  • RT @BIS_org: The dollar #RepoMarket experienced stress in September - Following structural changes in the financial system, the reluctance…
  • RT @BIS_org: #AssetValuations in equity markets hinge on the (exceptionally low and negative) term premium; various indicators point to hig…
  • RT @BIS_org: The BIS Quarterly Review is out https://t.co/MyqyhpnTVR https://t.co/BRZeZoRBTN
  • oll - Does your personality match your #tradingstyle? Vote and find out from @WVenketas here: https://t.co/vREsUIWSJd https://t.co/PZSZ7OAtSN
  • Central bank independence has several advantages and disadvantages. Find out what they are in-depth with @MartinSEssex here: https://t.co/wVFXbbTxf1 https://t.co/qAYQhmOVUf
USD/JPY: Number of Traders Net-Long Increases by 21% from Last Week

USD/JPY: Number of Traders Net-Long Increases by 21% from Last Week

2019-08-13 15:56:00
Tammy Da Costa, Markets Writer
Share:
USD/JPY IG Client Sentiment

USD/JPY: Retail Trader Data shows that 71% of Traders are Net-Long

USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 71.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.49 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since May 03 when USD/JPY traded near 111.977; price has moved 6.1% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 6.4% higher than yesterday and 21.0% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 11.8% higher than yesterday and 23.5% higher from last week.

To gain more insight in how we use sentiment to supplement a strategy, join us for one of our weekly webinars on how to “Identify Trends with Sentiment”:

Wednesday 00:00 GMT

Thursday 15:00 GMT

(click on one of the above times to enroll)

USD/JPY: Changes in Sentiment Suggest Trend may Reverse Higher despite the fact that Traders remain Net-Long

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/JPY prices may continue to fall. Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current USD/JPY price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

-Written by Tammy Da Costa, DailyFX Research

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES

News & Analysis at your fingertips.