Going into the Weekend, Gold Trades with Mixed Sentiment

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 76.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.3 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.6% lower than yesterday and 10.9% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 11.8% lower than yesterday and 6.3% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Spot Gold prices may continue to fall. Positioning is more net-long than yesterday but less net-long from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed Spot Gold trading bias.

--- Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research