Number of traders net-short has decreased by 9.64% from last week.
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USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 50.22% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.01 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Aug 25 when USD/JPY traded near 110.00, price has moved 0.02% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 7.75% higher than yesterday and 5.91% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.12% higher than yesterday and 9.64% lower from last week.
We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/JPY prices may continue to fall.
Our data shows traders are now net-long USD/JPY for the first time since Aug 25, 2021 15:00 GMT when USD/JPY traded near 110.00. 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.