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EUR/JPY Trading Signal Hits Take Profit – Brace For Next

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

The level of uncertainty is rising in the market amid escalating trade war tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. Recently the demand for safe-haven assets such as GOLD and Japanese yen surged as investors seek shelter after worse than expected industrial production in China.

Industrial production is an important indicator for the country’s economy and it grew just 4.8% in July compared to a year earlier, according to China’s National Bureau of Statistics. That’s the worst growth for this sector in 17 years.

Besides that, the single currency Euro got hit after the German GDP figures disappointed for another month. In the second quarter of 2019, the real (price-adjusted) gross domestic product in Germany declined by 0.1% in the first quarter of 2019. The GDP figure is released after adjusting for seasonal and calendar variations.

On the hourly chart of EUR/JPY, the pair bounced off from lows at 117.80 and moved up. However, the pair reached the resistance at 119.83, which may limit the further rise. A move higher may be confirmed if the pair breaches above 119.90, and the target will be located at 120.50.

Whereas, below 119.200, EUR/JPY may continue to slide with the target of around 118.000. In case of breakthrough, pay attention to the level of 117.650.

Good luck!

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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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