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EUR/JPY Breakout the Long Range – Potential Swing Trade

Posted Thursday, December 21, 2017 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the wide trading range of the EURJPY. The cross currency played in a range (131.560 – 134.400) for a couple of months starting from Sep to mind Dec. Now, let’s look at the potential long-term plan for EUR/JPY.

EURJPY – Wide Range Breakout

Check out the weekly chart given below. We can see, the EURJPY was trading in a long range of 131.550 – 134.500. Yesterday, it had a nice and clear breakout at 134.500. Let’s break down the technical’s supporting the further bullish trend.

EURJPY - Daily Chart

EURJPY – Daily Chart

– Three white soldiers in the daily time frame are supporting the bullish bias of investors.

– Yesterday, the daily candle closed outside the previous range, it’s a very first indication of a bullish breakout.

– Stochastic is trading in the buying zone (above 50). It’s signifying a strong bullish trend.

Support     Resistance

132.03       133.44

131.6         133.87

130.9         134.58

Key Trading Level: 132.74

EURJPY – Trading Plan

We should wait for bit correction in the pair before entering a buy position. Prefered entry will be near 133.850 with a stop below 132 and take profit at 136. Fellas, it’s a swing trade opportunity, so make sure to follow the money management strategy. Good luck and stay tuned for more updates!

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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