Bullish Ichimoku Cloud with horizontal Senkou Span A and B; a cancelled golden cross of Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen, the lines are horizontal; the market is still on the support of the Cloud.
USD/JPY: bulls-bears 5:0
Recommendation: BUY 111,7 SL 111,15 TP 112,85.
On the USD/JPY daily chart, the "Shark" pattern transformed into 5-0. The rebound from 61.8% and 50% levels of the last corrective wave can be used for opening long positions. There will be a restoration of the uptrend if the bulls manage to push the quotes above the upper border of the downward trading channel.
On the USD/JPY hourly chart, there is a consolidation. It might have been brought about by the accumulation of long positions by market majors. A breakout of the resistance at 111.68 will activate the inverted "Shark" pattern. Its target 113% is located in the convergence zone of 112.8-112.95 levels.
We've got a bearish "High Wave", which has strong confirmation. In this case, the price is likely going to decline.
Growing concerns over Greek bailout, early elections in Italy and comments by the ECB President Mario Draghi about the need to maintain the bank’s extraordinary amount of monetary policy support…
The 144 Moving Average has acted as support, but there's a bearish "Engulfing' at the local high.