Our sentiment page displays the overall long and short positions of the Vantage book. The sentiment ratio of long to short positions are represented as a percentage and displayed as a sliding scale where red represents our clients’ shorts and blue represents their longs.
Sentiment analysis is another tool that forex traders can use to make trading decisions, adding it to their standard arsenal of fundamental and technical analysis. It works side by side with these methods of analysis by helping to alert you of any supply/demand imbalances which could lead to potential reversals in price.
Just be aware that as forex is a decentralised market, our sentiment readings are of the Vantage book only. By reading this snapshot of the market however, you can get an idea of the average trader’s mindset and therefore take advantage of the supply/demand imbalances that may result. The sentiments are only live during market hours.
Being a specialist forex broker, clients of Vantage trade forex in a larger volume than any other asset class. This means that the sentiment readings on forex currency pairs will provide a snapshot of an overall insight into the position held by traders.
We have featured the following 8 forex currency pairs because they represent not only those that are most popular, but also because they offer a wide view of the global currency trading spectrum.
The following sentiment readings are those sentiment readings are those of the index markets. We’ve chosen to feature the biggest, most liquid indices from each corner of the globe and as a result, represents enough trading volume to help you.
We encourage you to do some of your own research on the global trading volumes that run through these various stock exchange markets, so you can make an informed decision around just how much weight you should apply to sentiment over technical or fundamental analysis.
Most liquid stock exchange indices on the Vantage book have been featured. Take advantage below.
The next set of sentiment readings that we have featured are our biggest commodities markets.
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