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IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-03-08 16:00

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IG Client Sentiment Report 2021-03-08 16:00
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SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

AUD/JPY

MIXED

42.32%

57.68%

15.57% Daily

-13.45% Weekly

7.35% Daily

3.95% Weekly

10.68% Daily

-4.20% Weekly

AUD/USD

BULLISH

52.50%

47.50%

15.12% Daily

-9.52% Weekly

20.38% Daily

10.82% Weekly

17.56% Daily

-0.88% Weekly

Bitcoin

MIXED

68.61%

31.39%

-1.19% Daily

-7.93% Weekly

-11.26% Daily

-4.79% Weekly

-4.59% Daily

-6.96% Weekly

Oil - US Crude

MIXED

40.70%

59.30%

14.69% Daily

-15.16% Weekly

-9.11% Daily

15.39% Weekly

-0.73% Daily

0.64% Weekly

Germany 30

BULLISH

16.62%

83.38%

-18.71% Daily

-64.23% Weekly

58.57% Daily

55.93% Weekly

36.94% Daily

0.06% Weekly

Ethereum

MIXED

85.07%

14.93%

-1.25% Daily

-7.71% Weekly

-13.99% Daily

5.06% Weekly

-3.39% Daily

-6.00% Weekly

EUR/CHF

MIXED

47.24%

52.76%

7.03% Daily

-8.05% Weekly

5.52% Daily

15.91% Weekly

6.23% Daily

3.20% Weekly

EUR/GBP

MIXED

60.80%

39.20%

-4.29% Daily

2.13% Weekly

18.68% Daily

-9.05% Weekly

3.57% Daily

-2.56% Weekly

EUR/JPY

BEARISH

49.40%

50.60%

27.19% Daily

31.82% Weekly

8.79% Daily

-8.33% Weekly

17.17% Daily

7.90% Weekly

EUR/USD

MIXED

52.84%

47.16%

12.20% Daily

5.68% Weekly

19.69% Daily

-3.02% Weekly

15.61% Daily

1.39% Weekly

France 40

MIXED

24.47%

75.53%

9.87% Daily

-29.09% Weekly

7.48% Daily

5.76% Weekly

8.06% Daily

-5.60% Weekly

FTSE 100

MIXED

73.46%

26.54%

13.91% Daily

-22.62% Weekly

-12.05% Daily

20.00% Weekly

5.64% Daily

-14.57% Weekly

GBP/JPY

BEARISH

35.33%

64.67%

42.35% Daily

11.01% Weekly

9.93% Daily

-1.56% Weekly

19.55% Daily

2.54% Weekly

GBP/USD

BEARISH

53.31%

46.69%

16.03% Daily

2.65% Weekly

15.35% Daily

-10.77% Weekly

15.71% Daily

-4.08% Weekly

Gold

MIXED

86.24%

13.76%

4.66% Daily

10.57% Weekly

23.78% Daily

-12.94% Weekly

6.93% Daily

6.61% Weekly

Litecoin

BEARISH

86.70%

13.30%

-1.40% Daily

-5.88% Weekly

-19.40% Daily

-8.47% Weekly

-4.25% Daily

-6.24% Weekly

NZD/USD

MIXED

39.04%

60.96%

25.87% Daily

-6.30% Weekly

12.54% Daily

8.52% Weekly

17.39% Daily

2.21% Weekly

Silver

MIXED

92.35%

7.65%

-0.20% Daily

-7.58% Weekly

22.94% Daily

-15.73% Weekly

1.26% Daily

-8.26% Weekly

US 500

MIXED

48.13%

51.87%

10.88% Daily

-12.42% Weekly

4.34% Daily

-2.29% Weekly

7.39% Daily

-7.44% Weekly

USD/CAD

MIXED

68.08%

31.92%

6.96% Daily

18.96% Weekly

24.73% Daily

-26.76% Weekly

12.06% Daily

-0.81% Weekly

USD/CHF

MIXED

64.95%

35.05%

18.87% Daily

-4.36% Weekly

-3.20% Daily

18.26% Weekly

10.07% Daily

2.51% Weekly

USD/JPY

MIXED

45.88%

54.12%

30.38% Daily

-6.82% Weekly

5.35% Daily

24.09% Weekly

15.53% Daily

7.70% Weekly

Wall Street

MIXED

33.73%

66.27%

21.37% Daily

-30.71% Weekly

5.73% Daily

-1.11% Weekly

10.54% Daily

-13.56% Weekly

AUD/JPY

AUD/JPY Client Positioning

AUD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 42.32% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.36 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 15.57% higher than yesterday and 13.45% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.35% higher than yesterday and 3.95% 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.

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/JPY trading bias.

AUD/USD

AUD/USD Client Positioning

AUD/USD: Retail trader data shows 52.50% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.11 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 15.12% higher than yesterday and 9.52% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 20.38% higher than yesterday and 10.82% 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.

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Client Positioning

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 68.61% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.19 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.19% lower than yesterday and 7.93% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 11.26% lower than yesterday and 4.79% lower from last week.

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

Oil - US Crude

Oil - US Crude Client Positioning

Oil - US Crude: Retail trader data shows 40.70% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.46 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 14.69% higher than yesterday and 15.16% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 9.11% lower than yesterday and 15.39% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests Oil - US Crude 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 Oil - US Crude trading bias.

Germany 30

Germany 30 Client Positioning

Germany 30: Retail trader data shows 16.62% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 5.02 to 1. Our data shows traders are now at their least net-long Germany 30 since Jan 09 when Germany 30 traded near 14,102.20. The number of traders net-long is 18.71% lower than yesterday and 64.23% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 58.57% higher than yesterday and 55.93% 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.

Ethereum

Ethereum Client Positioning

Ethereum: Retail trader data shows 85.07% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 5.70 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.25% lower than yesterday and 7.71% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 13.99% lower than yesterday and 5.06% higher from last week.

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

EUR/CHF

EUR/CHF Client Positioning

EUR/CHF: Retail trader data shows 47.24% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.12 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 7.03% higher than yesterday and 8.05% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.52% higher than yesterday and 15.91% higher from last week.

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

EUR/GBP

EUR/GBP Client Positioning

EUR/GBP: Retail trader data shows 60.80% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.55 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 4.29% lower than yesterday and 2.13% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 18.68% higher than yesterday and 9.05% lower 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 less net-long than yesterday but more 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 49.40% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.02 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 27.19% higher than yesterday and 31.82% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.79% higher than yesterday and 8.33% 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.

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 52.84% 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 12.20% higher than yesterday and 5.68% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 19.69% higher than yesterday and 3.02% lower from last week.

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

Positioning is less net-long than yesterday but more net-long 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 24.47% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 3.09 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.87% higher than yesterday and 29.09% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.48% higher than yesterday and 5.76% 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 73.46% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.77 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 13.91% higher than yesterday and 22.62% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.05% lower than yesterday and 20.00% 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 35.33% 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 42.35% higher than yesterday and 11.01% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 9.93% higher than yesterday and 1.56% 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 53.31% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.14 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 16.03% higher than yesterday and 2.65% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 15.35% higher than yesterday and 10.77% lower 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.

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

Gold

Gold Client Positioning

Gold: Retail trader data shows 86.24% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 6.27 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 4.66% higher than yesterday and 10.57% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 23.78% higher than yesterday and 12.94% lower 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.

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

Litecoin

Litecoin Client Positioning

Litecoin: Retail trader data shows 86.70% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 6.52 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.40% lower than yesterday and 5.88% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 19.40% lower than yesterday and 8.47% lower from last week.

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

NZD/USD

NZD/USD Client Positioning

NZD/USD: Retail trader data shows 39.04% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.56 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 25.87% higher than yesterday and 6.30% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.54% higher than yesterday and 8.52% 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 92.35% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 12.07 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.20% lower than yesterday and 7.58% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 22.94% higher than yesterday and 15.73% lower 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 less net-long than yesterday but more 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 48.13% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.08 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 10.88% higher than yesterday and 12.42% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.34% higher than yesterday and 2.29% lower 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.

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 US 500 trading bias.

USD/CAD

USD/CAD Client Positioning

USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 68.08% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.13 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.96% higher than yesterday and 18.96% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 24.73% higher than yesterday and 26.76% lower 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.

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

USD/CHF

USD/CHF Client Positioning

USD/CHF: Retail trader data shows 64.95% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.85 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 18.87% higher than yesterday and 4.36% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.20% lower than yesterday and 18.26% 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 45.88% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.18 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 30.38% higher than yesterday and 6.82% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.35% higher than yesterday and 24.09% 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.

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 USD/JPY trading bias.

Wall Street

Wall Street Client Positioning

Wall Street: Retail trader data shows 33.73% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.96 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 21.37% higher than yesterday and 30.71% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.73% higher than yesterday and 1.11% 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 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 Wall Street trading bias.

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