Amid concerns of a Chinese economic slowdown, reports of declining investment often overlook China's efficient investment strategy in emerging sectors for long-term growth. China has taken measures to stabilize foreign and private sector investments, like reducing the reserve requirement ratio to boost investor confidence.
USD/JPY: bears are strong
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 110.6 TP2 107.85 TP3 105.64
On the daily chart of USD/JPY, the pair reached targets of the “Three Indians” pattern. Bears are ready to break below the bottom line of the upward channel. If they are able to stick below the support of 111.6 (50% of the downward long-term wave), risks of the sharp decline will increase.
On H1, a break of the bottom line of the upward channel became a signal of the bearish attack. To success, bears need to resume the pair within the previous consolidation of 110.2-111.6.
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