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Forex Buy/Sell Ratio - A Market Sentiment Tool

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The buy and sell ratio below shows the strength of buy and sell in forex pairs based on trading positions opened at several international brokers. The Buy and Sell ratio is usually used by forex traders in sentiment analysis to measure how much a forex pair tends to strengthen or weaken. The green color indicates buyers' percentage while the red color substitutes for sellers' percentage. A dominating green color typically indicates a bullish condition where the price tends to strengthen and vice versa.

 

May 19 2024
Pair Buy/Sell Ratio
NZDUSD
91%
9%
AUDUSD
85%
15%
USDCAD
44%
56%
USDCHF
52%
48%
USDJPY
65%
35%
GBPUSD
89%
11%
EURUSD
83%
17%
NZDJPY
100%
0%
XAUUSD
62%
38%
USDCZK
60%
40%
USDHUF
17%
83%
USDMXN
50%
50%
USDNOK
30%
70%
USDPLN
49%
51%
USDSEK
48%
52%
USDSGD
72%
28%
USDTHB
100%
0%
USDTRY
2%
98%
USDZAR
43%
57%
CHFJPY
65%
35%
AUDCHF
85%
15%
GBPNZD
14%
86%
NZDCHF
97%
3%
XAGUSD
76%
24%
EURCZK
50%
50%
GBPJPY
73%
27%
EURAUD
17%
83%
EURJPY
84%
16%
AUDCAD
97%
3%
AUDJPY
86%
14%
AUDNZD
63%
37%
CADJPY
80%
20%
EURCAD
90%
10%
EURCHF
94%
6%
NZDCAD
98%
2%
EURGBP
17%
83%
EURHUF
25%
75%
EURNOK
100%
0%
EURNZD
10%
90%
EURPLN
91%
9%
EURSEK
89%
11%
EURTRY
20%
80%
GBPCAD
93%
7%
GBPCHF
97%
3%
Additional FAQ

Examining consensus in a decentralized market is clearly nonviable. Therefore, market sentiment is usually interpreted through an in-depth analysis of the current fundamental situation or by looking at price patterns on charts.

There are market sentiment analysis tools in the form of buy/sell ratios from certain brokers and Commitment of Trader data from CFTC. However, such tools do not represent the consensus of all participants in the forex market.

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Market sentiment is such a powerful driver it can influence the direction and movement of the market. Various media show that market sentiment is dominant in influencing the dynamics of market movements. Negative sentiment will weaken the price of an asset, while positive sentiment will strengthen price movements.

For example, if a dominant factor in the market forms a bearish sentiment, market participants must expect falling prices immediately, which prompts them to take appropriate action immediately. The definitive action can be profit-taking, hedging, or selling several assets. On the other hand, investors' fast responses accelerate price movements. The downward trend can be sped up by the spread of information about this bearish news.

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Market Sentiment is an unofficial consensus on market assets and the macroeconomy among market participants (traders and investors). This unofficial consensus is an accumulation of various fundamental and technical factors, including price patterns and the release of economic data or global news that are considered important. These factors together form the general perception of the investment market community.

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Understanding market sentiment is not exactly easy because there are many factors involved. The most important one is market psychology. Emotions like fear and greed can easily affect market movements, especially following the release of important news headlines or geopolitical events. When the market is dominated by fear, it can result in massive selloffs and quick price declines in instruments like forex, stocks, and indices. Meanwhile, when greed has taken over, we will see the market rallying upwards.

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