EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Short Held Amid Consolidation
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- EUR/JPY Technical Strategy: Short at 135.25
- Support: 133.81, 132.04, 129.17
- Resistance:135.86, 137.64, 139.95
The Euro appears to have resumed its decline against the Japanese Yen as expected having overturned rising trend support set from late January. A daily close below the 14.6% Fibonacci expansion at 133.81 exposes the 23.6% level at 132.04. Alternatively, a reversal above trend line support-turned-resistance at 135.86 opens the door for a test of the 136.68-137.64 area marked by the February 12 high and the 38.2% Fib retracement.
We sold EURJPY at 135.25, initially targeting 133.81. A stop-loss will be triggered on a daily close above 136.68.We will take profit on half of the trade and move the stop-loss to breakeven once the first objective is reached.
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--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com
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