- AUD/JPY in focus as market uncertainty weighs.
- Bears lining up with their entry signals at the ready.
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Besides fundamentals, the market's risk barometer is already compelling due to its technical stance on the charts. AUD/JPY is ripening for a short but there could be a last breath from the bulls at daily support.
The 78.6% Fibonacci retracement could well be tested fully before bears take over. On the other hand, a risk-off open this week could set the stage for the making of a new bearish market and an impulse destined into a 67 handle target.
The weekly chart shows the bearish trend:
Fibonacci retracements of 78.6% has a confluence with Dec 2019 lows:
The daily charts show daily support and resistance area...
... and here:
The 4 HR time frame shows price reacting to the daily support structure:
A break below daily support opens the case for lower:
Bears can target a 50-day moving average, prior support and resistance structure, with the confluence of a negative 61.8% Fib of prior bullish impulse:
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