Number of traders net-short has decreased by 7.74% from last week.
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USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 50.02% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.00 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Nov 14 when USD/JPY traded near 140.09, price has moved 3.23% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 6.62% higher than yesterday and 6.40% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.72% lower than yesterday and 7.74% 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 Nov 14, 2022 when USD/JPY traded near 140.09. 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.