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The USD/JPY pair is trading with a bullish bias at 104.350, and violation of this level is likely to lead the USD/JPY pair until the 104.745 level. On the lower side, the USD/JPY may find support at the 104.198 level. We can expect USDJPY to bounce off upon the 104.198 level today. On the 4 hour timeframe, the USDJPY pair is likely to close a doji candle below 104.368 level. If this happens, we may see a bearish correction in the USD/JPY pair.
On the 4 hour timeframe, the EUR/GBP pair is trading with a selling bais at 0.8850 level, facing immediate support at 0.8825 level. On the lower side, the EUR/GBP pair may find support at 0.8825 area, whereas violation of this can extend selling bias until the 0.8782 mark. The MACD and RSI support a selling bias, along with a downward channel that we can see on the four hourly timeframes. Here's a trading plan for today...
The USD/CAD pair was closed at 1.28019 after placing a high of 1.28224 and a low of 1.26851. Since January 11 on Wednesday, amid the US dollar's broad-based strength and declining crude oil prices, the currency pair rose to its highest. The US Dollar Index measures the greenback's value against the basket of six major currencies settled above 90.50 level and supported the US dollar. The US dollar gained traction in the market ahead of the US Federal Reserve monetary policy decision and its safe-haven status.
The USDJPY pair presents the breakout of a flag pattern corresponding to the third wave of Subminuette degree identified in green, triggered after the flag pattern breakout observed in Wednesday 26th session. Examine with us what's next for the coming trading sessions.
The AUD/USD pair was closed at 0.76630 after placing a high of 0.77636 and a low of 0.76432. The AUD/USD pair reversed its direction on Wednesday and started posting losses for the day due to rising US dollar demand and risk-averse market sentiment. The risk-sensitive Australian dollar suffered on Wednesday as the risk-off market environment started to emerge over the rising concerns of the negative impact of current lockdown restrictions in many nations. The total number of coronavirus cases worldwide reached 100 million and was rising day by day that raised global economic concerns despite the vaccine rollout. These concerns added to the risk-off market sentiment and weighed on the risk perceived Aussie that ultimately dragged the AUD.USD pair on the downside on Wednesday.
Later today, the focus will remain on the German Prelim CPI and Advance GDP figures from the U.S. both of the events are expected to perform worse than before as the data represents the economic activity of the lockdown period. So most of it is already priced in. However, the U.S. Jobless claims will remain in the highlights, and these are expected to rise again, perhaps due to the second wave of COVID19 in the U.S.
The AUD/USD pair was closed at 0.77473 after placing a high of 0.77540 and a low of 0.76686. After placing losses for 2 consecutive sessions, AUD/USD pair rose on Tuesday amid the turnaround of risk appetite in the market sentiment. The risk-sensitive Australian dollar gained traction on Tuesday after the positive vaccine news took hold of the market. The European equities, US stocks, and Bond yields rose during European trading hours amid the risk appetite in the market driven by attesting vaccine developers' announcement.
The NZDUD pair is trading at 0.7229 level, gaining immediate support around the 0.7224 mark. A bearish breakout of 0.7224 level can extend selling until 0.7214 and 0.7201. Conversely, a breakout of 0.7240 can lead the NZDUSD pair towards 0.7280.
The USD/CAD pair was closed at 1.26954 after placing a high of 1.27823 and a low of 1.26897. After placing gains for three consecutive sessions, the USD/CAD pair dropped on Tuesday despite the broad-based US dollar strength and the declining crude oil prices. The USD/CAD pair rose in the first half of the day and posted gains; however, these gains could not live longer and started to close in the second half of the session on Tuesday. The market's mixed sentiment caused this downward momentum in the USD/CAD pair on the day.
The USD/CAD pair was closed at 1.27434 after placing a high of 1.27789 and a low of 1.26871. The USD/CAD pair continued its bullish movement for the 3rd consecutive session on Monday and reached above 1.27700 level amid the broad-based US dollar strength despite the risk-off market sentiment and the rising crude oil prices on the day.
Investor's eyes will stay on the Claimant Count Change and Unemployment Rate data from the U.K. as it's likely to drive market movements during the European session. Later on, the C.B. Consumer Confidence from the U.S. will focus on the New York session today.
The USD/CHF pair is trading bearish at 0.8862 level, and the continuation of an upward trend can extend buying trend until the next target level of 0.8874 level. So far, the pair has completed 38.2% Fibonacci retracement at 0.8874 level. Since the 10 & 20 periods, EMA supports bullish bias along with the MACD and RSI levels. On the higher side, a continuation of an upward trend can lead the USD/CHF pair towards the next target level of 0.8892. Check out a trading plan below:
The AUD/USD pair was closed at 0.77101 after placing a high of 0.77696 and a low of 0.77017. After rising for three consecutive days, AUD/USD pair dropped on Friday as the US dollar was seen stronger on the week's ending day. As well, the rising demand for safe-haven and risk-off market sentiment also weighed on the AUD/USD pair.
During Monday's Asian trading session, the yellow metal prices failed to maintain their overnight bullish streak. They edged lower around the $1,855 level mainly due to the risk-on market sentiment, which tends to weaken the safe-haven yellow-metal prices as investors continuing a retreat from the safe-haven asset after renewed progress in U.S. stimulus measures.
On the news front, eyes will remain on the ECB President Lagarde Speaks and German Ifo Business Climate figures from the Eurozone. President Lagarde is due to participate in a virtual panel discussion titled "Restoring Economic Growth" at Davos 2021.
The EUR/JPY is trading with a bullish bias at 126.285 level, holding mostly over the triple top resistance become support level of 126.169 level. Continuation of a selling trade can extend bullish bias until the 126.560 mark. The pair is also gaining support amid 10 & 20 periods EMA supporting bullish trend continuation in the market. The MACD and RSI are supporting an upward momentum in the EUR/JPY pair. On the hourly chart, we can see the pair has closed bullish engulfing, which may help support the EUR/JPY pair's buying trend. Check out a trading plan below:
The GBP/USD pair continues trading sideways between a narrow trading range of 1.3740 - 1.3703 level. On the lower side, a bearish breakout of 1.3703 level can extend the selling trend until the next support level of 1.3679 level. Conversely, the bullish crossover of 1.3740 can extend buying trend until the 1.3775 level. Let's keep an eye on the 1.3700 level today.
On the news front, eyes will remain on the Manufacturing PMI and Services PMI figures from the Eurozone, U.K., and the United States. Almost all of the economic figures are expected to perform poorly than in previous months. Price action will depend upon any surprise changes in the PMI figures.
The USD/CAD pair is trading with a selling bias at 1.2619 level, facing an immediate resistance around 1.2630 level. The USD/CAD pair is stuck in between a narrow trading range of 1.2630 - 1.2612 level on the two-hourly timeframes. On the lower side, a bearish breakout of 1.2612 level can extend selling bias until the next support level of 1.2580 level. Conversely, an upward crossover of 1.2630 can send the USD/CAD pair further higher until the 1.2665 level. The MACD and RSI are in support of the selling trend today.
The USD/JPY continues to trade sideways in between a wide trading range of 104.340 – 103.560. The USD/JPY has formed a sideways channel on the 4-hour timeframe, and it has the chance of leading the pair towards the next resistance level of 104.800 upon the breakout of 104.810. The 50 periods EMA supports the bullish trend, and we may have odds of taking a buying trade over the 103.570 level today. Good luck!
The AUD/USD currency pair maintained its previous session bullish bias and hit the intra-day high around above mid-0.7700 level mainly due to the all-time high gains in S&P 500 futures, which lent strong support to the perceived risk currency Australian dollar and contributed to the currency pair gains. The market trading sentiment was being supported by the hopes for additional U.S. fiscal stimulus measures and optimism over the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. Moreover, the currency pair gains were further bolstered by the broad-based U.S. dollar bearish bias, which was triggered by multiple factors.
The market's news is likely to offer high impact events from the U.S., while the major focus will remain on the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index and Unemployment Claims. U.S. dollar may exhibit mixed bias until the release of these events as Philly fed manufacturing is expected to perform badly, and the Jobless claims are likely to perform well.
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On the news front, the eyes will remain on the U.K. Monetary Policy reports due during the late European hours. BOE isn't expected to change the rates, and it may keep them at 0.10%; however, it will be important to see MPC Official Bank Rate Votes. Besides, the European Final CPI data will remain in focus today.
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The eyes will remain on the European German ZEW Economic Sentiment data and the Current Account figures from Europe on the news front. All of the figures are expected to have a mixed impact, which may put sideways in the single currency Euro. Besides this, the eyes will stay on the German Final CPI figures.
The AUD/JPY pair traded bearish, falling from 79.77 level to trade low at 79.50. On the lower side, the AUD/JPY may find support at the 79.50 level, and a bearish breakout of this level can extend selling bias until the 79.14 level. The 10 & 20 periods EMA are supporting selling bias, along with the 50 MACD and RSI indicators. Let's follow a trading plan below:
The AUD/USD failed to stop its previous session bearish moves and hit the one-week around well below 0.7700 level. The cautious sentiment ahead of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s office term, as well as the lack of major data/events and a long weekend in the U.S., played their major in undermining the market trading sentiment. The AUD/USD currency pair is currently trading at 0.7669 and consolidating in the range between 0.7659 - 0.7711.
The market may offer thin trading volume and volatility on the back of a holiday in the U.S. The U.S. banks will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day. However, the German Buba report will be in focus today to predict price action.
The GBPJPY cross declined on Friday trading session dragged 0.70% after the price surpassed the psychological barrier of 142, being the highest level reached since early September 2020.
On the news front, it's going to be a busy Friday as the U.K. economy is due to release its GDP figures, which are expected to perform negatively, and this may add selling pressure on the Sterling. Later during the U.S. session, the U.S. retail sales may drive further price action in the dollar related pairs.
The GBP/USD is trading at 1.3692, and it has closed a Doji candle on the four hourly timeframes, and it may extend a bearish correction in the GBP/USD pair. On the lower side, the support stays at 1.3636 and resistance at 1.3692 and 1.3720 today. The GBP/USD pair’s 10 & 20 periods EMA is supporting bullish bias in the Sterling. The MACD and RSI support bullish bias; therefore, bullish bias dominates over the 1.3646 level today.
The AUD/NZD pair is trading with a bullish bias at 1.07901 level, facing immediate support at 1.07820 level. On the higher side, the pair may find resistance at the 1.07990 level, and a bullish crossover of 1.0799 level can extend the buying trend until the 1.0810 level. The MACD is closing histograms over 0, suggesting bullish bias in the AUD/NZD pair. In any case, the pair can drop until the 1.0782 level before extending further higher. Here's a trade plan...
On Thursday, the AUD/USD trades bullish at 0.7767, and an upward violation of the 0.7778 mark is likely to extend the bullish trend until the next target of the 0.7818 mark. Whereas the support holds around the 0.7722 mark. The RSI and MACD are suggesting bullish sentiment; thus, we have begun a buying trade at the 0.7750 mark.
The EURAUD cross is advancing in its incomplete third wave from a mid-term downward sequence that remains in play. Follow with us on what the Elliott wave theory tells about its next movement.
The eyes will remain on the ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts due during the late European session on the data front. Alongside, the U.S. Unemployment Claims and Fed Chair Powell Speaks will remain in highlights today.
The EUR/JPY is trading with a bearish bias at the 126.497 level, violating the support level of 126.497, which now is working as a resistance for the EUR/JPY pair. On the lower side, the EUR/JPY pair may find support at the 126.250 level, and further support can be expected at 126.100. The MACD value has crossed below 0, supporting selling bias as histograms are being formed under zero. The recent bearish engulfing candle on the hourly timeframe suggests strong odds of selling the EUR/JPY pair. Let's consider selling trades in the EUR/JPY today.
The GBP/JPY pair trades with a bullish bias at 142.090 level ever since it has violated the triple top resistance level of 141.296. On the higher side, the GBP/JPY pair soar until the next target level of 142.510. The GBP/JPY pair's technical side is supporting strong bullish bias as the 10 & 20 periods EMA are in support of the buying trend. Here's a quick trade plan...
The AUD/USD closed at 0.77738 after placing a high of 0.77772 and a low of 0.76865. The AUD/USD pair recovered on Tuesday after the US dollar came under fresh pressure due to the US's rising political risks.
The EUR/GBP pair is trading with a bearish bias at a 0.8930 level, having violated the support level of 0.8940. The Euro seems to get weaker as the European countries have tightened measures to fight coronavirus after a brief relaxation over the Christmas and New Year period. They have re-imposed lockdowns, closed shops and offices, and introduced laws to make it easier for governments to impose further restrictions to battle the pandemic.