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Longs Shorts OI
EUR/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 EUR/USD-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -6%
Shorts 5%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs 3%
Shorts -8%
OI -3%
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 -7%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs -7%
Shorts 34%
OI 10%
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 1%
Shorts 2%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs 43%
Shorts -28%
OI -2%
GBP/USD 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 GBP/USD-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 1%
Shorts -1%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs 22%
Shorts -24%
OI -6%
USD/CAD Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 10%
Shorts -7%
OI 4%
Weekly change in
Longs -1%
Shorts 34%
OI 9%
NZD/USD Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -12%
Shorts 5%
OI -3%
Weekly change in
Longs 34%
Shorts -14%
OI 2%
AUD/JPY Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 4%
Shorts 8%
OI 6%
Weekly change in
Longs 50%
Shorts -11%
OI 11%
EUR/CHF Bullish
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/CHF-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -8%
Shorts 30%
OI 10%
Weekly change in
Longs 1%
Shorts 13%
OI 8%
EUR/GBP Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -6%
Shorts -1%
OI -4%
Weekly change in
Longs -1%
Shorts 4%
OI 1%
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 -6%
Shorts -1%
OI -4%
Weekly change in
Longs 17%
Shorts -13%
OI 0%
GBP/JPY Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 23%
Shorts 2%
OI 10%
Weekly change in
Longs 55%
Shorts -13%
OI 7%
USD/CHF Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 10%
Shorts 7%
OI 9%
Weekly change in
Longs -2%
Shorts 30%
OI 9%
Gold 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 Gold-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 1%
Shorts 2%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs 7%
Shorts -5%
OI 5%
Silver Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts -6%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs 1%
Shorts -35%
OI -3%
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 Oil - US Crude-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -6%
Shorts 10%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs 18%
Shorts -14%
OI -1%
US 500 Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 5%
Shorts -5%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs 14%
Shorts -7%
OI 2%
Wall Street 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 Wall Street-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 0%
Shorts 3%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs 38%
Shorts -31%
OI -15%
Germany 30 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 Germany 30-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 24%
Shorts -7%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs -23%
Shorts 6%
OI -6%
FTSE 100 Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts 0%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs -5%
Shorts 2%
OI -3%
France 40 Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 22%
Shorts -9%
OI 1%
Weekly change in
Longs 64%
Shorts -10%
OI 9%
Bitcoin Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts -1%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs -10%
Shorts -9%
OI -10%
Ethereum Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts 5%
OI 0%
Weekly change in
Longs -10%
Shorts 3%
OI -8%
Litecoin Bullish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts 2%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs -9%
Shorts 22%
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