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GBP/USD IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short GBP/USD for the first time since Dec 13, 2019 when GBP/USD traded near 1.33.

GBP/USD Client Positioning

Number of traders net-short has increased by 106.63% from last week.

SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

GBP/USD

BULLISH

49.69%

50.31%

-3.68% Daily

-25.00% Weekly

6.64% Daily

106.63% Weekly

1.25% Daily

10.37% Weekly

GBP/USD: Retail trader data shows 49.69% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.01 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Dec 13 when GBP/USD traded near 1.33, price has moved 7.11% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 3.68% lower than yesterday and 25.00% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.64% higher than yesterday and 106.63% 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.

Our data shows traders are now net-short GBP/USD for the first time since Dec 13, 2019 when GBP/USD traded near 1.33. 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.