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EUR/JPY: yen is hunting a “Bat”
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 127.7 TP2 127.2 TP3 126.2
On the daily chart of EUR/JPY, bears pulled the pair below an important support at 128.85 (38.2% of the long-term rising wave) and are trying to return it to the descending channel. If they succeed, the pair will likely go to 88.6% of the “Bat”.
On H1, EUR/JPY keeps forming a “Bat” with the 88.6% target. If it falls below support at 128.5, bears will count on triggering the AB=CD pattern.
The trend in the scenario above is clearly bearish. We have also had a recent break of structure at the marked horizontal arrows, which means we can expect price to react from the supply zone that broke the structure.
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