Net-Short Positions Increase by 16.5% from Last Week


Spot Gold IG Client Sentiment

Spot Gold: Retail Trader Data shows 61% of Traders are Net-Long

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 61.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.59 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.7% higher than yesterday and 10.3% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.0% higher than yesterday and 16.5% higher from last week.

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Spot Gold: Sentiment Suggests Stronger Bearish Trading 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. Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Spot Gold-bearish contrarian trading bias.

Written by Tammy Da Costa, DailyFX Research

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