Net-Short Positions Take Hike Since Yesterday
Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 87.6% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 7.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.7% lower than yesterday and 4.2% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.7% higher than yesterday and 5.5% higher from last week.
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Gold Sentiment Shifts Gives Bullish Bias
We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Spot Gold prices may continue to fall. Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Spot Gold price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.
— Written by Yayati Tanwar, DailyFX Research