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  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Ripple are long at 96.61%, while traders in EUR/USD are at opposite extremes with 74.15%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/52mrof2Q54
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Show Change in Position
Symbol Signal
Net Long Net Short
Change in
Longs Shorts OI
EUR/USD Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -5%
Shorts 1%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs -28%
Shorts 23%
OI 4%
USD/JPY Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs 28%
Shorts -31%
OI 3%
Weekly change in
Longs 14%
Shorts -32%
OI -5%
AUD/USD Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs -18%
Shorts 9%
OI -6%
Weekly change in
Longs 6%
Shorts -15%
OI -6%
GBP/USD Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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.

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Daily change in
Longs -27%
Shorts 45%
OI 13%
Weekly change in
Longs -14%
Shorts 26%
OI 11%
USD/CAD Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 4%
Shorts 6%
OI 4%
Weekly change in
Longs -23%
Shorts -6%
OI -19%
NZD/USD Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs -26%
Shorts 7%
OI -7%
Weekly change in
Longs -25%
Shorts -8%
OI -14%
AUD/JPY Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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.

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Daily change in
Longs 11%
Shorts 4%
OI 7%
Weekly change in
Longs 56%
Shorts -20%
OI 9%
EUR/CHF Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -3%
Shorts 5%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs -22%
Shorts 1%
OI -15%
EUR/GBP Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 34%
Shorts -39%
OI -10%
Weekly change in
Longs 1%
Shorts -8%
OI -3%
EUR/JPY Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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.

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Daily change in
Longs -7%
Shorts -22%
OI -17%
Weekly change in
Longs -39%
Shorts -5%
OI -21%
GBP/JPY Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs -6%
Shorts -5%
OI -5%
Weekly change in
Longs 5%
Shorts -7%
OI -2%
USD/CHF Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 7%
Shorts -30%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs 23%
Shorts -29%
OI 12%
Gold Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -3%
Shorts 16%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs -5%
Shorts 25%
OI 1%
Silver Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts 17%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs -5%
Shorts 26%
OI -2%
Oil - US Crude Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs 43%
Shorts -30%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs 29%
Shorts -33%
OI -6%
US 500 Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -4%
Shorts 1%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs 5%
Shorts -12%
OI -6%
Wall Street Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 4%
Shorts -2%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs 3%
Shorts -19%
OI -12%
Germany 30 Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs 26%
Shorts -19%
OI 6%
Weekly change in
Longs 66%
Shorts -37%
OI 5%
FTSE 100 Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 47%
Shorts -35%
OI 23%
Weekly change in
Longs 46%
Shorts -34%
OI 23%
France 40 Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger France 40-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 29%
Shorts -31%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs 32%
Shorts -36%
OI -1%
Bitcoin Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 6%
Shorts 7%
OI 7%
Weekly change in
Longs 11%
Shorts 36%
OI 14%
Ethereum Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 10%
Shorts 1%
OI 9%
Weekly change in
Longs 13%
Shorts -8%
OI 11%
Ripple Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 3%
Shorts 4%
OI 3%
Weekly change in
Longs 3%
Shorts 14%
OI 4%
Litecoin Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 3%
Shorts 11%
OI 4%
Weekly change in
Longs 5%
Shorts 5%
OI 5%
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Using Trader Sentiment for Forex, Stocks & Commodities

Trader sentiment can be used to determine positioning across a range of assets. Our forex market sentiment indicator shows the percentage of traders going long and short, how sentiment is shifting, and whether the overall signal is bullish, bearish or mixed.

Sentiment may improve technical analysis and enable more consistent trading, particularly for those looking to trade against the consensus. Find out more with our guide to trading with IG client sentiment data, as well as how to approach sentiment analysis in forex trading