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IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-04-17 20:00

IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-04-17 20:00

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IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-04-17 20:00
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SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

AUD/JPY

BULLISH

37.80%

62.20%

-1.15% Daily

1.18% Weekly

2.91% Daily

1.43% Weekly

1.34% Daily

1.34% Weekly

AUD/USD

MIXED

43.33%

56.67%

1.53% Daily

-12.27% Weekly

-3.70% Daily

23.11% Weekly

-1.50% Daily

4.80% Weekly

Oil - US Crude

MIXED

57.74%

42.26%

10.22% Daily

-9.15% Weekly

-8.75% Daily

26.14% Weekly

1.32% Daily

3.03% Weekly

Germany 30

BULLISH

19.39%

80.61%

-37.09% Daily

-11.11% Weekly

8.09% Daily

11.81% Weekly

-5.13% Daily

6.48% Weekly

EUR/CHF

BEARISH

58.39%

41.61%

-1.84% Daily

3.23% Weekly

-8.80% Daily

-7.32% Weekly

-4.86% Daily

-1.44% Weekly

EUR/GBP

MIXED

50.20%

49.80%

-4.06% Daily

-3.88% Weekly

-14.14% Daily

0.00% Weekly

-9.36% Daily

-1.98% Weekly

EUR/JPY

MIXED

39.17%

60.83%

-11.71% Daily

25.71% Weekly

-2.84% Daily

-6.18% Weekly

-6.52% Daily

4.17% Weekly

EUR/USD

MIXED

35.39%

64.61%

5.57% Daily

5.71% Weekly

-6.43% Daily

18.80% Weekly

-2.51% Daily

13.82% Weekly

France 40

BEARISH

24.13%

75.87%

15.56% Daily

58.82% Weekly

-1.06% Daily

4.01% Weekly

2.50% Daily

13.46% Weekly

FTSE 100

MIXED

52.94%

47.06%

8.50% Daily

-9.25% Weekly

-8.35% Daily

4.41% Weekly

-0.14% Daily

-3.30% Weekly

GBP/JPY

MIXED

48.77%

51.23%

-8.17% Daily

25.75% Weekly

-6.60% Daily

12.38% Weekly

-7.37% Daily

18.52% Weekly

GBP/USD

BULLISH

54.04%

45.96%

-17.64% Daily

-16.33% Weekly

12.87% Daily

19.29% Weekly

-5.96% Daily

-3.02% Weekly

Gold

BEARISH

81.53%

18.47%

3.14% Daily

2.55% Weekly

-16.06% Daily

2.51% Weekly

-1.04% Daily

2.55% Weekly

NZD/USD

MIXED

35.58%

64.42%

-10.33% Daily

-11.31% Weekly

-14.23% Daily

13.40% Weekly

-12.88% Daily

3.17% Weekly

Silver

MIXED

92.55%

7.45%

0.65% Daily

-3.59% Weekly

-5.63% Daily

4.15% Weekly

0.15% Daily

-3.06% Weekly

US 500

BEARISH

30.80%

69.20%

12.89% Daily

10.28% Weekly

-2.53% Daily

7.27% Weekly

1.75% Daily

8.18% Weekly

USD/CAD

BEARISH

66.46%

33.54%

13.82% Daily

8.95% Weekly

-7.83% Daily

7.61% Weekly

5.51% Daily

8.50% Weekly

USD/CHF

MIXED

72.52%

27.48%

-2.72% Daily

9.76% Weekly

-4.17% Daily

21.05% Weekly

-3.12% Daily

12.65% Weekly

USD/JPY

BEARISH

49.02%

50.98%

4.60% Daily

19.29% Weekly

-8.84% Daily

0.25% Weekly

-2.71% Daily

8.76% Weekly

Wall Street

BEARISH

28.85%

71.15%

28.67% Daily

47.62% Weekly

-7.49% Daily

2.87% Weekly

0.68% Daily

12.73% Weekly

AUD/JPY

AUD/JPY Client Positioning

AUD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 37.80% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.65 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.15% lower than yesterday and 1.18% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.91% higher than yesterday and 1.43% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests AUD/JPY 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 AUD/JPY-bullish contrarian trading bias.

AUD/USD

AUD/USD Client Positioning

AUD/USD: Retail trader data shows 43.33% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.31 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.53% higher than yesterday and 12.27% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.70% lower than yesterday and 23.11% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests AUD/USD 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 AUD/USD trading bias.

Oil - US Crude

Oil - US Crude Client Positioning

Oil - US Crude: Retail trader data shows 57.74% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.37 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 10.22% higher than yesterday and 9.15% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.75% lower than yesterday and 26.14% higher 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.

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 Oil - US Crude trading bias.

Germany 30

Germany 30 Client Positioning

Germany 30: Retail trader data shows 19.39% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 4.16 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 37.09% lower than yesterday and 11.11% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.09% higher than yesterday and 11.81% 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 58.39% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.40 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.84% lower than yesterday and 3.23% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.80% lower than yesterday and 7.32% lower 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 50.20% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.01 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 4.06% lower than yesterday and 3.88% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 14.14% lower than yesterday and unchanged 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 39.17% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.55 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 11.71% lower than yesterday and 25.71% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.84% lower than yesterday and 6.18% lower 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.

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 EUR/JPY trading bias.

EUR/USD

EUR/USD Client Positioning

EUR/USD: Retail trader data shows 35.39% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.83 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 5.57% higher than yesterday and 5.71% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.43% lower than yesterday and 18.80% 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.

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 EUR/USD trading bias.

France 40

France 40 Client Positioning

France 40: Retail trader data shows 24.13% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 3.14 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 15.56% higher than yesterday and 58.82% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.06% lower than yesterday and 4.01% 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.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current France 40 price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

FTSE 100

FTSE 100 Client Positioning

FTSE 100: Retail trader data shows 52.94% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.12 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 8.50% higher than yesterday and 9.25% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.35% lower than yesterday and 4.41% 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.

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 FTSE 100 trading bias.

GBP/JPY

GBP/JPY Client Positioning

GBP/JPY: Retail trader data shows 48.77% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.05 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 8.17% lower than yesterday and 25.75% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.60% lower than yesterday and 12.38% higher 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.

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/JPY trading bias.

GBP/USD

GBP/USD Client Positioning

GBP/USD: Retail trader data shows 54.04% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.18 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 17.64% lower than yesterday and 16.33% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.87% higher than yesterday and 19.29% higher from last week.

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

Gold

Gold Client Positioning

Gold: Retail trader data shows 81.53% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.41 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.14% higher than yesterday and 2.55% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 16.06% lower than yesterday and 2.51% 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.

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

NZD/USD

NZD/USD Client Positioning

NZD/USD: Retail trader data shows 35.58% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.81 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 10.33% lower than yesterday and 11.31% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 14.23% lower than yesterday and 13.40% 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.

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 NZD/USD trading bias.

Silver

Silver Client Positioning

Silver: Retail trader data shows 92.55% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 12.42 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.65% higher than yesterday and 3.59% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.63% lower than yesterday and 4.15% 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.

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 Silver trading bias.

US 500

US 500 Client Positioning

US 500: Retail trader data shows 30.80% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 2.25 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 12.89% higher than yesterday and 10.28% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.53% lower than yesterday and 7.27% 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.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current US 500 price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

USD/CAD

USD/CAD Client Positioning

USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 66.46% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.98 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 13.82% higher than yesterday and 8.95% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.83% lower than yesterday and 7.61% 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.

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

USD/CHF

USD/CHF Client Positioning

USD/CHF: Retail trader data shows 72.52% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.64 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.72% lower than yesterday and 9.76% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.17% lower than yesterday and 21.05% higher 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.

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 USD/CHF trading bias.

USD/JPY

USD/JPY Client Positioning

USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 49.02% 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 4.60% higher than yesterday and 19.29% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.84% lower than yesterday and 0.25% higher from last week.

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

Wall Street

Wall Street Client Positioning

Wall Street: Retail trader data shows 28.85% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 2.47 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 28.67% higher than yesterday and 47.62% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.49% lower than yesterday and 2.87% higher 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.

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

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