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IG Client Sentiment Report 2020-08-04 12:00

IG Client Sentiment Report 2020-08-04 12:00

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Summary Table

IG Client Sentiment Report 2020-08-04 12:00

SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

AUD/JPY

MIXED

41.83%

58.17%

10.43% Daily

-20.75% Weekly

6.58% Daily

6.93% Weekly

8.16% Daily

-6.70% Weekly

AUD/USD

BEARISH

41.66%

58.34%

6.78% Daily

20.39% Weekly

4.28% Daily

-5.70% Weekly

5.31% Daily

3.66% Weekly

Bitcoin

BEARISH

90.16%

9.84%

-1.41% Daily

5.63% Weekly

-4.35% Daily

-0.56% Weekly

-1.70% Daily

4.99% Weekly

Oil - US Crude

MIXED

52.25%

47.75%

-13.40% Daily

3.25% Weekly

7.85% Daily

1.71% Weekly

-4.41% Daily

2.51% Weekly

Germany 30

MIXED

46.33%

53.67%

-9.47% Daily

-0.83% Weekly

14.31% Daily

-2.27% Weekly

1.91% Daily

-1.61% Weekly

Ethereum

MIXED

91.21%

8.79%

1.89% Daily

16.60% Weekly

5.83% Daily

-6.84% Weekly

2.23% Daily

14.08% Weekly

EUR/CHF

MIXED

71.76%

28.24%

-3.57% Daily

-3.14% Weekly

13.33% Daily

-17.48% Weekly

0.67% Daily

-7.67% Weekly

EUR/GBP

BEARISH

49.39%

50.61%

14.82% Daily

39.43% Weekly

1.63% Daily

-16.53% Weekly

7.74% Daily

4.11% Weekly

EUR/JPY

BEARISH

50.88%

49.12%

50.20% Daily

37.50% Weekly

-3.99% Daily

-25.87% Weekly

17.60% Daily

-3.16% Weekly

EUR/USD

BEARISH

35.79%

64.21%

12.31% Daily

9.39% Weekly

8.47% Daily

3.81% Weekly

9.81% Daily

5.74% Weekly

France 40

BULLISH

57.23%

42.77%

-16.79% Daily

-20.45% Weekly

31.93% Daily

13.64% Weekly

-1.18% Daily

-8.74% Weekly

FTSE 100

MIXED

69.45%

30.55%

-10.21% Daily

3.25% Weekly

19.05% Daily

2.77% Weekly

-2.92% Daily

3.10% Weekly

GBP/JPY

MIXED

43.81%

56.19%

36.46% Daily

-34.01% Weekly

-3.72% Daily

22.63% Weekly

10.54% Daily

-10.88% Weekly

GBP/USD

MIXED

31.02%

68.98%

15.97% Daily

-17.68% Weekly

4.49% Daily

19.46% Weekly

7.80% Daily

4.80% Weekly

Gold

BULLISH

65.23%

34.77%

-2.95% Daily

-1.24% Weekly

6.27% Daily

16.93% Weekly

0.07% Daily

4.40% Weekly

Litecoin

BULLISH

90.87%

9.13%

-0.67% Daily

2.99% Weekly

0.00% Daily

7.14% Weekly

-0.60% Daily

3.35% Weekly

NZD/USD

BULLISH

36.45%

63.55%

-9.36% Daily

4.76% Weekly

25.97% Daily

15.62% Weekly

10.30% Daily

11.41% Weekly

Silver

MIXED

86.64%

13.36%

1.65% Daily

5.23% Weekly

-0.67% Daily

6.88% Weekly

1.33% Daily

5.44% Weekly

US 500

MIXED

23.29%

76.71%

9.38% Daily

-23.42% Weekly

2.24% Daily

10.49% Weekly

3.82% Daily

0.16% Weekly

USD/CAD

BULLISH

62.13%

37.87%

-14.63% Daily

-7.22% Weekly

29.73% Daily

12.61% Weekly

-1.93% Daily

-0.59% Weekly

USD/CHF

BULLISH

76.68%

23.32%

-6.94% Daily

-10.76% Weekly

46.21% Daily

24.71% Weekly

1.68% Daily

-4.42% Weekly

USD/JPY

BEARISH

62.04%

37.96%

6.74% Daily

3.89% Weekly

4.95% Daily

-13.98% Weekly

6.05% Daily

-3.71% Weekly

Wall Street

BULLISH

38.35%

61.65%

-9.23% Daily

-8.72% Weekly

7.78% Daily

2.68% Weekly

0.55% Daily

-2.02% Weekly

Ripple

BULLISH

95.51%

4.49%

0.49% Daily

5.36% Weekly

17.07% Daily

77.78% Weekly

1.13% Daily

7.32% Weekly

AUD/JPY

AUD/JPY Client Positioning

AUD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 41.83% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.39 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 10.43% higher than yesterday and 20.75% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.58% higher than yesterday and 6.93% 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 41.66% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.40 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.78% higher than yesterday and 20.39% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.28% higher than yesterday and 5.70% lower 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.

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

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Client Positioning

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 90.16% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 9.16 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.41% lower than yesterday and 5.63% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.35% lower than yesterday and 0.56% 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.

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

Oil - US Crude

Oil - US Crude Client Positioning

Oil - US Crude: Retail trader data shows 52.25% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.09 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 13.40% lower than yesterday and 3.25% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.85% higher than yesterday and 1.71% 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 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 Oil - US Crude trading bias.

Germany 30

Germany 30 Client Positioning

Germany 30: Retail trader data shows 46.33% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.16 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.47% lower than yesterday and 0.83% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 14.31% higher than yesterday and 2.27% lower 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.

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 Germany 30 trading bias.

Ethereum

Ethereum Client Positioning

Ethereum: Retail trader data shows 91.21% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 10.38 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.89% higher than yesterday and 16.60% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.83% higher than yesterday and 6.84% lower 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 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 Ethereum trading bias.

EUR/CHF

EUR/CHF Client Positioning

EUR/CHF: Retail trader data shows 71.76% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.54 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.57% lower than yesterday and 3.14% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 13.33% higher than yesterday and 17.48% 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.

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/CHF trading bias.

EUR/GBP

EUR/GBP Client Positioning

EUR/GBP: Retail trader data shows 49.39% 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 14.82% higher than yesterday and 39.43% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.63% higher than yesterday and 16.53% lower from last week.

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

EUR/JPY

EUR/JPY Client Positioning

EUR/JPY: Retail trader data shows 50.88% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.04 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Jul 10 when EUR/JPY traded near 120.79, price has moved 3.35% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 50.20% higher than yesterday and 37.50% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.99% lower than yesterday and 25.87% lower from last week.

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

Our data shows traders are now net-long EUR/JPY for the first time since Jul 10, 2020 when EUR/JPY traded near 120.79. Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger EUR/JPY-bearish contrarian trading bias.

EUR/USD

EUR/USD Client Positioning

EUR/USD: Retail trader data shows 35.79% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.79 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 12.31% higher than yesterday and 9.39% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.47% higher than yesterday and 3.81% 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.

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

France 40

France 40 Client Positioning

France 40: Retail trader data shows 57.23% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.34 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 16.79% lower than yesterday and 20.45% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 31.93% higher than yesterday and 13.64% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests France 40 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 France 40 price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

FTSE 100

FTSE 100 Client Positioning

FTSE 100: Retail trader data shows 69.45% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.27 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 10.21% lower than yesterday and 3.25% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 19.05% higher than yesterday and 2.77% 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 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 FTSE 100 trading bias.

GBP/JPY

GBP/JPY Client Positioning

GBP/JPY: Retail trader data shows 43.81% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.28 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 36.46% higher than yesterday and 34.01% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.72% lower than yesterday and 22.63% 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 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 GBP/JPY trading bias.

GBP/USD

GBP/USD Client Positioning

GBP/USD: Retail trader data shows 31.02% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 2.22 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 15.97% higher than yesterday and 17.68% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.49% higher than yesterday and 19.46% higher 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 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 GBP/USD trading bias.

Gold

Gold Client Positioning

Gold: Retail trader data shows 65.23% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.88 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.95% lower than yesterday and 1.24% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.27% higher than yesterday and 16.93% 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.

Litecoin

Litecoin Client Positioning

Litecoin: Retail trader data shows 90.87% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 9.96 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.67% lower than yesterday and 2.99% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is unchanged than yesterday and 7.14% higher 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.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Litecoin 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 36.45% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.74 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.36% lower than yesterday and 4.76% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 25.97% higher than yesterday and 15.62% 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 86.64% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 6.48 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.65% higher than yesterday and 5.23% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.67% lower than yesterday and 6.88% 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 23.29% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 3.29 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.38% higher than yesterday and 23.42% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.24% higher than yesterday and 10.49% 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.

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 62.13% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.64 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 14.63% lower than yesterday and 7.22% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 29.73% higher than yesterday and 12.61% 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.

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 76.68% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.29 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.94% lower than yesterday and 10.76% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 46.21% higher than yesterday and 24.71% 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.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current USD/CHF price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

USD/JPY

USD/JPY Client Positioning

USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 62.04% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.63 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.74% higher than yesterday and 3.89% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.95% higher than yesterday and 13.98% 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 38.35% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.61 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.23% lower than yesterday and 8.72% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.78% higher than yesterday and 2.68% 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.

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

Ripple

Ripple Client Positioning

Ripple: Retail trader data shows 95.51% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 21.29 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.49% higher than yesterday and 5.36% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 17.07% higher than yesterday and 77.78% higher from last week.

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

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