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Japanese Yen Technical Evaluation: USD/JPY, EUR/JPY. Can They Break Ranges?


Japanese Yen, USD/JPY, EUR/JPY – Speaking Factors

  • USD/JPY could possibly be taking a look at a multi-year excessive as USD flexes
  • EUR/JPY momentum indicators may be gaining traction inside broad vary
  • Japanese Yen has blended fortunes in opposition to USD and EUR. The place to subsequent?

USD/JPY – Technical Evaluation

USD/JPY made a excessive in mid-October at 114.701 that was simply shy of the November 2017 peak of 114.735. These 2 ranges might provide resistance on a transfer larger. A latest excessive at 114.450 might provide resistance forward of them.

Help may be finally weeks’ low of 112.727 and under that, there are 2 pivot factors at 112.079 and 110.802 which are potential assist. Additional down, earlier lows a 109.113 and 108.723 are potential assist ranges.

A bullish triple transferring common (TMA) formation requires the worth to be above the quick time period easy transferring common (SMA), the latter to be above the medium time period SMA and the medium time period SMA to be above the long run SMA. All SMAs additionally must have a constructive gradient.

The market is above the 10, 55 and 200-day SMAs and the 55 and 200-day SMAs have a constructive gradient. Nevertheless, the 10-day SMA has a barely damaging slope. If the worth stays above the 10-day SMA, then it should flip constructive, and a bullish TMA formation could possibly be noticed.

It needs to be famous although that previous efficiency just isn’t indicative of future outcomes.


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EUR/JPY – Technical Evaluation

General, EUR/JPY stays in a variety of 127.934 to 134.124. The pivot level at 130.474 initially offered assist final week however then the worth moved under it and remained there. It might now be a degree of resistance.

That transfer additionally went beneath the 55 and 200-day SMAs which might counsel that attainable medium to long-term bearish momentum would possibly unfold. The worth was already under the short-term 10-day SMA.

Resistance could possibly be provided at a pivot level at 131.479 or the earlier highs of 132.563, 132.919, 133.481 and the June peak of 134.124. There may be additionally a descending development line that at present intersects at 132.00, which is a attainable resistance degree.

A Double Backside was made via September and October at 127.934 and this would possibly present a base. Simply above that, there’s a earlier low at 128.336 that will present assist.


— Written by Daniel McCarthy, Strategist for

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