Tag Archives: JPY

AUDJPY Low Volatility Zone Keeping The Pair Below Resistance

Nenad Kerkez

Equities is ranging, and most indices are on strong support, if they drop again then JPY pairs could drop a lot (more JPY strength). SP500 below 2040 is very bearish and DAX below 9800 is very bearish too. Additionally – RBA is signalling more rate cuts. Once this happens money will go back into JPY and we will see a stronger JPY again. Also it is very important to keep an eye for FOMC meeting today. more…

USDJPY Two Crows Keep The Pair In Range

Nenad Kerkez

Today Federal Reserve Chair Jane Yellen and other FOMC members could give us cues about potential rate hike in June. Market doesn’t expect changes in Federal Funds Rate ( 0.50 % vs 0.50 %) decision today so we should focus on the statement itself as it is focused on the future. FOMC members always vote on where to set the target rate. All the individual votes are published in the FOMC statement afterwards. more…

Elliott Wave Analysis On GBPJPY And EURUSD

Gregor Horvat

US trading is about to begin in a few minutes. GBPJPY fell from our indicated levels since we recognized wave B flat pattern. Now we are already in the latest stages of the wave C to lower levels. We expect one more minor corrective pullback in wave C with resistance near 159.90 levels and afterwards a continuation to around 156.80-90 where support for wave C can be found and a possible turning point can occur. more…

AUDJPY Bearish Divergence Could Bring Risk-Off Sentiment To The Fore

Nenad Kerkez

Commodities and Equities prices have rebounded from their interim lows of Early February 2016, and it has resulted with strong gains across these markets. Clearly this has been a risk-on scenario, causing AJ to be bullish during this period as well. Equities are reaching key resistance levels and are showing signs of market fatigue by the End of this Quarter and Month. This shows that risk-off sentiment may come back to the fore, meaning it could be a nice setup for a short position on AJ. more…

AUDJPY Bearish Equities Support The Drop

Nenad Kerkez

I have explained it many times during webinars- AUDJPY is a great pair to trade in correlation with equities. Today we have a risk off sentiment as 29 of the 30 Germany DAX companies are down in price. That is reflecting on Yen pairs. Basically, when its risk-on environment, commodities prices tend to increase, and traders go long AUD due to that factor. When commodities prices go up, stock Markets go up and there is demand for positive swaps on AUD pairs currently as opposed to JPY. When its a risk-off environment, usually the opposite occurs, and as a result, the JPY appreciates as foreign flows from Japan are repatriated back to their local currency. more…

Elliott Wave Analysis On EURUSD And EURJPY

Gregor Horvat

EURUSD: Traders, we have some first signs of a continuation higher on EURUSD after price made an overlap with 1.0882 which invalidates any bearish impulse down from 1.0970 high. As such, we are even more confident that decline is corrective and ideally it was wave E, final leg within a big triangle that can send prices higher this week. Today at 16.00GMT ECB President Draghi will have speech, so if price will stay in bullish mode after that, then we may consider entries on a pullback. We will track it very closely! Any break beneath 1.0770 will invalidate our bullish bias. more…

USDJPY PRE FOMC Outlook

Nenad Kerkez

Today’s focus is on FOMC meeting and that is the reason why the market has been calm all day long. We should expect FED to focus on China slowdown, market volatility and weak US data. At the present FED could probably take a pass on policy and mention “patience”. There are 2 possible scenarios: Hawkish scenario would be mentioning another rate hike soon (March) and if the FED skips any mention of raising rate hikes and takes on weak US data in the statement addressing both global and GDP slowdown, the statement will be considered dovish. The statement will come in the written form at 19:00 GMT. more…

AUDJPY Dropping Towards New Lows

Nenad Kerkez

As I have stated many times in the articles and analysis the AUDJPY is heavily correlated with Chinese data. Bad Chinese data and equities drop. AJ drops too. It is called a positive correlation. Last night Caixin PMI printed out 50.2 vs 52.3 estimate. If you want to trade the pair which is correlated to Chinese markets its the AUDJPY. more…