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Butterfly Pattern Spotted In EUR/JPY – A Swing Trade Plan!

Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

Asian investors seemed to be a bit shy ahead of FOMC and the Fed rate announcement. The market behavior is quite obvious, but we can trade the cross pairs which are rarely influenced by the US dollar. Buckle up for a swing trade in EUR/JPY…

Trading The Butterfly Pattern

While doing my analysis, I spotted a butterfly pattern in EUR/JPY which offers us a good long-term entry. Take a look at the 4-hour chart below. The EUR/JPY has completed the A to B wave at 131.650. However, the candles failed to close above the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level.

EUR/JPY - 4 - Hour Chart
EUR/JPY – 4 – Hour Chart

For now, the pair seems to be going after the C level which is somewhere around 129.750. Once the B to C wave is completed, I will be looking to take a buy entry above 129.750 with a stop below 129.350 and targets of 131.70 and 133.050.  

Support      Resistance 
130.29        131.35
129.95        131.69
129.42        132.22
Key Trading Level:    130.82

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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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