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Is CADJPY Ready for a New Rally?


The CADJPY cross advances mostly sideways in an incomplete triangle pattern. The corrective structure that remains in progress suggests the possibility of further upsides in the coming trading sessions.

Market Sentiment

The market sentiment on the CADJPY cross looks neutral, although during the overnight trading session, although the US presidential election is driving up volatility.


The following daily chart shows the long-term market participants’ sentiment unfolded between the 52-week high and low range. The figure reveals the price action currently moving on the neutral zone, which moves near the level of 79.274. 

In this context, the neutral sentiment is confirmed by the sideways channel, which began in early June, and the price action moving below the 60-day moving average Nevertheless, the bullish wide range candle of November 02nd leads to expect further upsides in the following weeks.

Technical Big Picture

The CADJPY cross moves in a sideways upward structure that belongs to an incomplete upward sequence that began last March 17th when the price found fresh buyers at 73.803.

The 2-day chart shown below illustrates the big picture of CADJPY under the Elliott Wave analysis perspective. The figure reveals the pair’s action advancing in an incomplete third wave of Minute degree labeled in black.

The consolidation structure of the CADJPY cross, in progress, suggests the possibility of a bullish continuation. Likewise, in terms of the Elliott Wave theory, if the current upward sequence corresponds to an incomplete impulsive sequence, the price could develop an extended wave. Nevertheless, a signal of confirmation of the potential new rally will occur if the price breaks and closes above the pivot level located at 79.823.

The short-term supports and resistance levels are as follows:

  • Resistance 1: 80.542
  • Resistance 2: 81.448
  • Resistance 3: 82.634

Pivot Level: 79.823

  • Support 1: 78.502
  • Support 2: 77.573
  • Support 3: 76.526

Short-term Technical Analysis Outlook

The CADJPY cross in its 4-hour chart unveils the course in a corrective structure that resembles a triangle pattern (subdivided into 3-3-3-3-3). This potential triangle pattern remains unfinished and could be developing its wave (d) of Minuette degree labeled in blue.

From the previous chart, both the breakout and close above the descending trendline connect the top of wave (b) of Minuette degree with the end of wave b identified in green as the close above the level 79.872 could confirm the turning bias from neutral to bullish.

The advance in its wave (d) identified in blue could find resistance between 81.448 and 81.909. Once the potential triangle pattern completes, the price could advance toward 84.739 and even extend its gains until 86.677.

Finally, the upward scenario’s invalidation level is located below the end of wave (a) of the Minuette degree labeled in blue.


By Eduardo Vargas

Eduardo Vargas is a technical analyst and independent trader based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is an Industrial Engineer and holds a Master in Finance degree. In 2008 began to trade Chilean stocks listed on IPSA. From 2013 started to trade CFDs on Forex, Commodities, Indices and ETFs markets. He analyses different markets combining the Elliott Wave analysis with Fibonacci tools. He provides a market mid-long-term vision.

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