• FxWirePro: EUR/JPY rejected at 55-ema, Euro weakens as markets turn cautious ahead of ECB monetary policy decision

    Source: FxWire Pro - Technicals / 23 Oct 2018 03:47:55   America/New_York

    EUR/JPY chart on Trading View used for analysis

    • The single currency is showing weakness as we head into the ECB monetary policy decision due Thursday.
    • If the ECB strikes a bullish tone on inflation and downplays risks to growth we could see a spike in euro crosses.
    • There has been news that the Italian government is ready to adjust measures in 2019 budget if markets react negatively to plans - "story carried by Il Messaggero".
    • The move could boost sentiment across markets supporting the euro. Markets will keep close watch on Italy-German yield spreads for further momentum.
    • Technically, we see strong support at daily cloud. Break below will see accentuation of weakness.
    • On the flip side, breakout at 55-EMA will see further gains till 200-DMA. Violation there to see upside continuation.

    Support levels - 128.44 (cloud base), 127.87 (61.8% Fib)

    Resistance levels - 129.11 (5-DMA), 129.93 (55-EMA), 130.60 (200-DMA)

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