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IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-08-04 16:00

IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-08-04 16:00

Summary Table

IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-08-04 16:00
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SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

AUD/JPY

BEARISH

50.54%

49.46%

5.91% Daily

21.99% Weekly

-9.16% Daily

-31.53% Weekly

-2.12% Daily

-12.02% Weekly

AUD/USD

BULLISH

56.50%

43.50%

-3.50% Daily

-7.83% Weekly

10.42% Daily

10.42% Weekly

2.09% Daily

-0.69% Weekly

Oil - US Crude

BEARISH

60.51%

39.49%

13.12% Daily

37.52% Weekly

-5.36% Daily

-24.10% Weekly

5.02% Daily

4.13% Weekly

Germany 30

BULLISH

33.05%

66.95%

-23.00% Daily

-19.99% Weekly

10.44% Daily

16.76% Weekly

-3.42% Daily

1.38% Weekly

EUR/CHF

BEARISH

79.37%

20.63%

2.34% Daily

21.53% Weekly

1.11% Daily

1.11% Weekly

2.08% Daily

16.67% Weekly

EUR/GBP

MIXED

73.86%

26.14%

6.58% Daily

-16.72% Weekly

-7.72% Daily

9.13% Weekly

2.43% Daily

-11.22% Weekly

EUR/JPY

BEARISH

48.52%

51.48%

6.51% Daily

10.43% Weekly

-1.04% Daily

5.52% Weekly

2.49% Daily

7.85% Weekly

EUR/USD

BULLISH

49.04%

50.96%

-6.62% Daily

-18.98% Weekly

10.57% Daily

22.58% Weekly

1.41% Daily

-2.06% Weekly

France 40

MIXED

22.12%

77.88%

38.43% Daily

-27.07% Weekly

-2.95% Daily

22.73% Weekly

3.92% Daily

6.62% Weekly

FTSE 100

BULLISH

56.45%

43.55%

-11.03% Daily

-31.82% Weekly

15.31% Daily

30.30% Weekly

-1.20% Daily

-13.95% Weekly

GBP/JPY

BEARISH

38.61%

61.39%

7.34% Daily

-6.08% Weekly

-3.49% Daily

-14.34% Weekly

0.42% Daily

-11.33% Weekly

GBP/USD

MIXED

46.89%

53.11%

-0.14% Daily

8.02% Weekly

7.87% Daily

-1.63% Weekly

3.96% Daily

2.67% Weekly

Gold

BULLISH

75.39%

24.61%

-9.04% Daily

-11.50% Weekly

36.39% Daily

40.72% Weekly

-0.92% Daily

-2.60% Weekly

NZD/USD

BULLISH

40.08%

59.92%

-11.28% Daily

-21.98% Weekly

21.85% Daily

25.00% Weekly

5.99% Daily

0.69% Weekly

Silver

BULLISH

92.65%

7.35%

0.55% Daily

-2.76% Weekly

4.40% Daily

6.74% Weekly

0.82% Daily

-2.12% Weekly

US 500

BULLISH

34.03%

65.97%

-6.24% Daily

5.58% Weekly

5.96% Daily

6.00% Weekly

1.47% Daily

5.86% Weekly

USD/CAD

BULLISH

64.45%

35.55%

-0.69% Daily

-14.75% Weekly

13.91% Daily

9.20% Weekly

4.05% Daily

-7.54% Weekly

USD/CHF

BEARISH

81.42%

18.58%

3.08% Daily

28.45% Weekly

-10.16% Daily

-17.24% Weekly

0.33% Daily

16.49% Weekly

USD/JPY

BEARISH

58.80%

41.20%

8.65% Daily

37.34% Weekly

-2.84% Daily

-8.20% Weekly

3.60% Daily

14.04% Weekly

Wall Street

MIXED

34.51%

65.49%

-13.22% Daily

24.90% Weekly

3.89% Daily

-4.68% Weekly

-2.73% Daily

3.80% Weekly

AUD/JPY

AUD/JPY Client Positioning

AUD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 50.54% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.02 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 5.91% higher than yesterday and 21.99% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 9.16% lower than yesterday and 31.53% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests AUD/JPY prices may continue to fall.

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger AUD/JPY-bearish contrarian trading bias.

AUD/USD

AUD/USD Client Positioning

AUD/USD: Retail trader data shows 56.50% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.30 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.50% lower than yesterday and 7.83% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.42% higher than yesterday and 10.42% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests AUD/USD 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 AUD/USD price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

Oil - US Crude

Oil - US Crude Client Positioning

Oil - US Crude: Retail trader data shows 60.51% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.53 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 13.12% higher than yesterday and 37.52% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.36% lower than yesterday and 24.10% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Oil - US Crude prices may continue to fall.

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Oil - US Crude-bearish contrarian trading bias.

Germany 30

Germany 30 Client Positioning

Germany 30: Retail trader data shows 33.05% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 2.03 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 23.00% lower than yesterday and 19.99% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.44% higher than yesterday and 16.76% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests Germany 30 prices may continue to rise.

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Germany 30-bullish contrarian trading bias.

EUR/CHF

EUR/CHF Client Positioning

EUR/CHF: Retail trader data shows 79.37% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.85 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.34% higher than yesterday and 21.53% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.11% higher than yesterday and 1.11% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests EUR/CHF prices may continue to fall.

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger EUR/CHF-bearish contrarian trading bias.

EUR/GBP

EUR/GBP Client Positioning

EUR/GBP: Retail trader data shows 73.86% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.83 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.58% higher than yesterday and 16.72% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.72% lower than yesterday and 9.13% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests EUR/GBP 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 EUR/GBP trading bias.

EUR/JPY

EUR/JPY Client Positioning

EUR/JPY: Retail trader data shows 48.52% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.51% higher than yesterday and 10.43% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.04% lower than yesterday and 5.52% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EUR/JPY prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current EUR/JPY price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

EUR/USD

EUR/USD Client Positioning

EUR/USD: Retail trader data shows 49.04% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.04 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.62% lower than yesterday and 18.98% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.57% higher than yesterday and 22.58% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EUR/USD prices may continue to rise.

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger EUR/USD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

France 40

France 40 Client Positioning

France 40: Retail trader data shows 22.12% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 3.52 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 38.43% higher than yesterday and 27.07% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.95% lower than yesterday and 22.73% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests France 40 prices may continue to rise.

Positioning is less net-short than yesterday but more net-short from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed France 40 trading bias.

FTSE 100

FTSE 100 Client Positioning

FTSE 100: Retail trader data shows 56.45% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.30 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 11.03% lower than yesterday and 31.82% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 15.31% higher than yesterday and 30.30% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests FTSE 100 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 FTSE 100 price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

GBP/JPY

GBP/JPY Client Positioning

GBP/JPY: Retail trader data shows 38.61% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.59 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 7.34% higher than yesterday and 6.08% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.49% lower than yesterday and 14.34% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests GBP/JPY prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current GBP/JPY price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

GBP/USD

GBP/USD Client Positioning

GBP/USD: Retail trader data shows 46.89% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.13 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.14% lower than yesterday and 8.02% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.87% higher than yesterday and 1.63% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests GBP/USD prices may continue to rise.

Positioning is more net-short than yesterday but less net-short from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed GBP/USD trading bias.

Gold

Gold Client Positioning

Gold: Retail trader data shows 75.39% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.04% lower than yesterday and 11.50% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 36.39% higher than yesterday and 40.72% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Gold 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 Gold price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

NZD/USD

NZD/USD Client Positioning

NZD/USD: Retail trader data shows 40.08% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.49 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 11.28% lower than yesterday and 21.98% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 21.85% higher than yesterday and 25.00% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests NZD/USD prices may continue to rise.

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger NZD/USD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

Silver

Silver Client Positioning

Silver: Retail trader data shows 92.65% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 12.61 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.55% higher than yesterday and 2.76% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.40% higher than yesterday and 6.74% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Silver 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 Silver price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

US 500

US 500 Client Positioning

US 500: Retail trader data shows 34.03% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.94 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.24% lower than yesterday and 5.58% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.96% higher than yesterday and 6.00% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests US 500 prices may continue to rise.

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger US 500-bullish contrarian trading bias.

USD/CAD

USD/CAD Client Positioning

USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 64.45% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.81 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.69% lower than yesterday and 14.75% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 13.91% higher than yesterday and 9.20% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/CAD 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/CAD price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

USD/CHF

USD/CHF Client Positioning

USD/CHF: Retail trader data shows 81.42% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.38 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.08% higher than yesterday and 28.45% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.16% lower than yesterday and 17.24% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/CHF prices may continue to fall.

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger USD/CHF-bearish contrarian trading bias.

USD/JPY

USD/JPY Client Positioning

USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 58.80% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.43 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 8.65% higher than yesterday and 37.34% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.84% lower than yesterday and 8.20% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/JPY prices may continue to fall.

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger USD/JPY-bearish contrarian trading bias.

Wall Street

Wall Street Client Positioning

Wall Street: Retail trader data shows 34.51% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.90 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 13.22% lower than yesterday and 24.90% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.89% higher than yesterday and 4.68% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests Wall Street prices may continue to rise.

Positioning is more net-short than yesterday but less net-short from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed Wall Street trading bias.

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