NUMBER OF NET-SHORT TRADERS ARE LOWER FROM LAST WEEK
USDJPY: Retail dealer information exhibits 46.zero% of merchants are net-long with the ratio of merchants brief to lengthy at 1.17 to 1. The truth is, merchants have remained net-short since Feb 27 when USDJPY traded close to 110.861; value has moved zero.2% greater since then. The variety of merchants net-long is 2.6% decrease than yesterday and eight.7% greater from final week, whereas the variety of merchants net-short is 28.1% decrease than yesterday and 18.6% decrease from final week.
USDJPY SENTIMENT SUGGESTS AN UNCLEAR DIRECTION
We sometimes take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the very fact merchants are net-short suggests USDJPY costs might proceed to rise. But merchants are much less net-short than yesterday and in contrast with final week. Latest modifications in sentiment warn that the present USDJPY value pattern might quickly reverse decrease regardless of the very fact merchants stay net-short.
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