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Symbol Signal
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Change in
Longs Shorts OI
EUR/USD Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -3%
Shorts -12%
OI -8%
Weekly change in
Longs -22%
Shorts 13%
OI -9%
USD/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 USD/JPY-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 8%
Shorts -3%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs 11%
Shorts -22%
OI -7%
AUD/USD Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 0%
Shorts -9%
OI -3%
Weekly change in
Longs 2%
Shorts -12%
OI -4%
GBP/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 GBP/USD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 0%
Shorts -10%
OI -6%
Weekly change in
Longs -25%
Shorts 21%
OI -5%
USD/CAD 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/CAD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -1%
Shorts -11%
OI -4%
Weekly change in
Longs -2%
Shorts -19%
OI -7%
NZD/USD Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -3%
Shorts -4%
OI -4%
Weekly change in
Longs 6%
Shorts -7%
OI -1%
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 14%
Shorts 4%
OI 8%
Weekly change in
Longs 23%
Shorts 7%
OI 14%
EUR/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 EUR/CHF-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 2%
Shorts -11%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs 13%
Shorts -23%
OI 3%
EUR/GBP 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 EUR/GBP-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -8%
Shorts -9%
OI -8%
Weekly change in
Longs 40%
Shorts -22%
OI 21%
EUR/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 EUR/JPY-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -2%
Shorts 6%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs 4%
Shorts -7%
OI -2%
GBP/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 GBP/JPY-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 1%
Shorts -4%
OI -3%
Weekly change in
Longs -8%
Shorts 28%
OI 14%
USD/CHF Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 4%
Shorts -3%
OI 2%
Weekly change in
Longs 19%
Shorts -23%
OI 6%
Gold Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs -2%
Shorts -10%
OI -4%
Weekly change in
Longs -9%
Shorts 9%
OI -5%
Silver 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 Silver-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 0%
Shorts -8%
OI -1%
Weekly change in
Longs -4%
Shorts 13%
OI -3%
Oil - US Crude 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 Oil - US Crude-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -8%
Shorts 2%
OI -3%
Weekly change in
Longs -10%
Shorts -5%
OI -7%
US 500 Bearish
Net Long
Net Short
Daily change in
Longs 5%
Shorts -7%
OI -3%
Weekly change in
Longs 6%
Shorts -4%
OI 0%
Wall Street 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 Wall Street-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 19%
Shorts -14%
OI -6%
Weekly change in
Longs 19%
Shorts -9%
OI -2%
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 -5%
Shorts -10%
OI -8%
Weekly change in
Longs 4%
Shorts -17%
OI -10%
FTSE 100 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 FTSE 100-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs 11%
Shorts -28%
OI -4%
Weekly change in
Longs -12%
Shorts 2%
OI -8%
France 40 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 France 40-bearish contrarian trading bias.

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Daily change in
Longs -14%
Shorts -7%
OI -9%
Weekly change in
Longs -20%
Shorts 4%
OI -4%
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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