Our data shows traders are now net-short FTSE 100 for the first time since Dec 21, 2020 when FTSE 100 traded near 6,418.10.

  


FTSE 100 Client Positioning

Number of traders net-short has increased by 42.03% from last week.

SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI


FTSE 100

BULLISH

49.29%

50.71%

-30.17%
Daily

-26.34%
Weekly

77.48%
Daily

42.03%
Weekly

0.85%
Daily

-2.55%
Weekly

FTSE 100: Retail trader data shows 49.29% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.03 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Dec 21 when FTSE 100 traded near 6,418.10, price has moved 3.44% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 30.17% lower than yesterday and 26.34% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 77.48% higher than yesterday and 42.03% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests FTSE 100 prices may continue to rise.

Our data shows traders are now net-short FTSE 100 for the first time since Dec 21, 2020 when FTSE 100 traded near 6,418.10. Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger FTSE 100-bullish contrarian trading bias.





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