Our data shows traders are now net-short USD/CAD for the first time since Dec 24, 2021 when USD/CAD traded near 1.28.

Our data shows traders are now net-short USD/CAD for the first time since Dec 24, 2021 when USD/CAD traded near 1.28.

Number of traders net-short has increased by 40.64% from last week.

SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

USD/CAD

BULLISH

49.58%

50.42%

-17.74%
Daily

-27.68%
Weekly

35.11%
Daily

40.64%
Weekly

2.47%
Daily

-4.22%
Weekly

USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 49.58% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.02 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Dec 24 when USD/CAD traded near 1.28, price has moved 0.32% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 17.74% lower than yesterday and 27.68% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 35.11% higher than yesterday and 40.64% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests USD/CAD prices may continue to rise.

Our data shows traders are now net-short USD/CAD for the first time since Dec 24, 2021 when USD/CAD traded near 1.28. Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger USD/CAD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

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