On January 12, the Bureau of Statistics will publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures, a key index for determining interest rates. While we await the release, experts forecast a decline in the CPI data, a hint at weaker Dollar values in the global markets.
EUR/JPY: yen is preparing another attack
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 128.30 TP2 127.95 TP3 127.45
On the daily chart, EUR/JPY pulled back after reaching 78.6% target of a Gartley pattern. Bulls want more and are ready to move to 88.6% target of the “Shark” pattern, but bears have other plans. They are counting on the formation of a “Bat”.
On H1, EUR/JPY keeps forming a “Spike and reversal with acceleration”. A successful test of the trendline of the initial stage will trigger 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.
Hello, my beautiful readers. This week, we continue our critically detailed look at the markets in hopes of getting profitable trading opportunities. As usual, I'll be starting with the DXY (US Dollar Index) since it holds considerable sway over the Major currency pairs.
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