To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE
- GBP/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat
- Support: 172.44, 171.75, 170.90
- Resistance: 173.13, 173.98, 174.50
The British Pound declined as expected against Japanese Yen after prices put in a bearish Evening Star candlestick pattern. Sellers are now aiming to test support at 172.44, the 50% Fibonacci retracement, with a break below that on a daily closing basis exposing the 61.8% level at 171.75. Alternatively, a turn back above the 38.2% Fib at 173.13 opens the door for a challenge of 173.98, the intersection of a rising trend line set from late May and the 23.6% retracement.
The available trading range is too narrow to justify a trade on the long or short side. We will continue to stand aside for now, waiting for an actionable trade setup to emerge.
Add these technical levels directly to your charts with our Support/Resistance Wizard app!
Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0