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IG Client Sentiment

View current trader sentiment and discover who is going long and short, the percentage change over time, and whether market signals are bullish or bearish.
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Symbol Signal
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Change in
Longs Shorts OI
EUR/USD 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 EUR/USD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 14%
Shorts 8%
OI 11%
Weekly change in
Longs -10%
Shorts 16%
OI 1%
USD/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 USD/JPY-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 11%
Shorts 8%
OI 9%
Weekly change in
Longs -26%
Shorts 20%
OI -8%
AUD/USD Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 16%
Shorts -7%
OI 8%
Weekly change in
Longs -3%
Shorts -5%
OI -3%
GBP/USD Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 13%
Shorts -10%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs -21%
Shorts 43%
OI -3%
USD/CAD 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 USD/CAD-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 17%
Shorts 21%
OI 19%
Weekly change in
Longs 63%
Shorts -30%
OI -5%
NZD/USD Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 16%
Shorts 26%
OI 18%
Weekly change in
Longs 15%
Shorts 3%
OI 12%
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AUD/JPY Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 4%
Shorts 14%
OI 7%
Weekly change in
Longs -9%
Shorts -29%
OI -18%
EUR/CHF Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 6%
Shorts -8%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs -17%
Shorts 43%
OI 2%
EUR/GBP 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/GBP-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -10%
Shorts 15%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs -1%
Shorts -33%
OI -21%
EUR/JPY Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 16%
Shorts 10%
OI 13%
Weekly change in
Longs -11%
Shorts 25%
OI 4%
GBP/JPY Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

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

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Daily change in
Longs 22%
Shorts -18%
OI 4%
Weekly change in
Longs -10%
Shorts -21%
OI -14%
USD/CHF 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 USD/CHF-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 11%
Shorts -2%
OI 3%
Weekly change in
Longs 4%
Shorts -8%
OI -3%
Gold Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 2%
Shorts 11%
OI 4%
Weekly change in
Longs 6%
Shorts -17%
OI -2%
Silver Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 2%
Shorts 6%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs 0%
Shorts -2%
OI -1%
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 18%
Shorts -10%
OI 12%
Weekly change in
Longs -12%
Shorts 27%
OI -6%
US 500 Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 16%
Shorts 5%
OI 8%
Weekly change in
Longs -8%
Shorts 8%
OI 3%
Wall Street Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 27%
Shorts 8%
OI 14%
Weekly change in
Longs -13%
Shorts 16%
OI 5%
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Germany 30 Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Germany 30 price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders r...

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Daily change in
Longs 86%
Shorts 12%
OI 26%
Weekly change in
Longs -42%
Shorts 52%
OI 4%
France 40 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 France 40-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 51%
Shorts 3%
OI 10%
Weekly change in
Longs -45%
Shorts 34%
OI 5%
Bitcoin 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 Bitcoin-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -4%
Shorts 3%
OI -3%
Weekly change in
Longs -5%
Shorts -4%
OI -4%
Ethereum Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts -2%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs 1%
Shorts -1%
OI 1%
Ripple 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 Ripple-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts -1%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs -3%
Shorts 16%
OI -2%
Litecoin Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 1%
Shorts -7%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs 0%
Shorts 9%
OI 1%

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

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