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EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Fighting Resistance Below 137.00

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Fighting Resistance Below 137.00

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

  • EUR/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 136.53, 135.80, 135.16
  • Resistance: 136.84, 137.67, 138.51

The Euro advanced as expected against the Japanese Yen after prices produced a bullish Piercing Line candlestick pattern. A daily close above the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement at 136.84 exposes the 50% level at 137.67. Alternatively, a reversal below channel top resistance-turned-support at 136.53 opens the door for a challenge of the 23.6% Fib at 135.80.

Prices are too close to resistance to justify entering long from a risk/reward perspective. On the other hand, the absence of a defined bearish reversal signal suggests taking up the short side is premature. With that in mind we will remain flat for now.

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EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Fighting Resistance Below 137.00

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

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