EUR/USD has turned up from the 50-day MA at 1.1715 yesterday. This is a sign that buyers are strong. Still, the short-term resistance line limits the upside at 1.1870.
USD/JPY: yen can strengthen
TP1 107.4 TP2 106.75 TP3 106.05
On the daily chart of USD/JPY, the “Shark” pattern is transforming into 5-0. After a correction to 50% of the wave CD, an advance above May high will open the way up to the pair. On the other hand, a break of diagonal support (the lower border of the uptrend channel) and the triggering of the “Bat” pattern will increase the odds of it reaching 88.6% target.
On H1, a decline below support at 108.40 will trigger a “Head and Shoulders” pattern and AB=CD will allow bears to develop their attack.
USD/JPY is declining for the fifth day in a row. When the pair fell below 105.00, it entered a new, lower range.
The resistance line is limiting USD/JPY on the upside and, unless the pair tries for a breakout (which anyway will meet resistance at 106.50 and 106.80), the easiest path for it will be to go down.
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