Bullish Signal for EUR/GBP as Short Positions Jump: Market Sentiment Webinar

Market sentiment evaluation:

  • Markets are in moderately good type forward of the financial coverage choices this week by the Federal Reserve and the Financial institution of England, in addition to Friday’s US non-farm payrolls knowledge and a gathering of OPEC+.
  • Within the meantime, IG shopper sentiment knowledge are sending out a bullish contrarian buying and selling sign for EUR/GBP.

Dealer confidence excessive forward of coverage conferences

Dealer confidence is excessive, with US inventory markets not removed from their report highs forward of Wednesday’s financial coverage choice by the Federal Reserve, Thursday’s announcement by the Financial institution of England and Friday’s US non-farm payrolls knowledge.

That optimism has saved the primary US inventory market indexes close to to their report highs though volumes will doubtless be low till the Fed and the BoE conferences have ended.

Within the meantime, IG shopper positioning knowledge are sending out a bullish sign for EUR/GBP.

EUR/GBP Worth Chart, Each day Timeframe (April 6 – November 2, 2021)

Latest EUR/GBP price chart.

Chart by IG (You’ll be able to click on on it for a bigger picture)

The retail dealer knowledge present 67.77% of merchants are net-long EUR/GBP, with the ratio of merchants lengthy to brief at 2.10 to 1. The variety of merchants net-long is 11.96% decrease than yesterday and 28.21% decrease than final week, whereas the variety of merchants net-short is nineteen.26% increased than yesterday and 38.20% increased than final week.

Right here at DailyFX, we usually take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the very fact merchants are net-long suggests EUR/GBP costs might proceed to fall.But merchants are much less net-long than yesterday and in contrast with final week. Current modifications in sentiment warn that the EUR/GBP worth might quickly transfer increased regardless of the very fact merchants stay net-long.

EUR/USD Buying and selling Fundamentals: What Is EUR/USD And Why Commerce It?

On this webinar, I appeared on the tendencies within the main forex, commodity and inventory markets, on the forward-looking knowledge on the financial calendar this week, on the IG Consumer Sentiment web page on the DailyFX web site, and on the IG Consumer Sentiment experiences that accompany it.

— Written by Martin Essex, Analyst

Be happy to contact me on Twitter @MartinSEssex


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