After the bullish start of the year, the rand has started to weaken since the last Thursday. Let’s point out the main factors affecting the ZAR and set the key levels for this week’s trading.
USD/JPY: bulls wait for the signal to attack
Recommendation: BUY 111,95 SL 111,4 TP 113,9 TP2 117.
On the USD/JPY daily chart, the transformation of the inverted Shark pattern into 5-0 continues. A corrective movement towards 50% and 61.8% levels of the CD wave can be used for opening long positions. In the current situation, it is better to wait for the moment when the resistance at 111.95 is tested. A successful test of this resistance may result in activation of the Crab pattern with target 161.8%.
On the USD/JPY hourly chart, the Expanding wedge pattern is formed. To complete it, the point 5 should be formed. A break of the resistance at 111.5 will allow us to open long positions.
If we look at the daily charts of the US dollar index and the USD/JPY pair, we will see a misleading trend.
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