AUD/JPY Technical Analysis: 80.35/40 resistance questions buyers ahead of China data

AUD/JPY is on the bids around 80.30 during the early Asian session on Wednesday. The pair aims to confront a downward sloping trend-line stretched since April 12 ahead of China releases its headline data concerning GDP, industrial production and retail sales.

Nearly a week-long resistance-line at 80.35/40 acts as immediate resistance for the pair to clear in order to challenge current month highs near 80.50, followed by 61.8% Fibonacci expansion (FE) level of April 10 to 16 moves, at 80.70.

Given the pair’s ability to rise beyond 80.70, 81.50 and mid-December 2018 top near 82.20 can please the Bulls.

Meanwhile, 80.00 and an ascending support-line from April 10, at 79.90, seem nearby supports to watch, a break of which can fetch prices to another trend-line support, at 79.50.

Moreover, increased downside pressure past-79.50 can push bears to target 79.00, 78.70 and 78.50 during further declines.

AUD/JPY hourly chart

Trend: Bullish

Additional important levels

Today last price 80.34
Today Daily Change -2 pips
Today Daily Change % -0.02
Today daily open 80.36
Daily SMA20 79.13
Daily SMA50 78.93
Daily SMA100 79.13
Daily SMA200 80.21
Previous Daily High 80.4
Previous Daily Low 79.89
Previous Weekly High 80.49
Previous Weekly Low 78.95
Previous Monthly High 79.66
Previous Monthly Low 77.54
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 80.08
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 80.21
Daily Pivot Point S1 80.03
Daily Pivot Point S2 79.71
Daily Pivot Point S3 79.52
Daily Pivot Point R1 80.54
Daily Pivot Point R2 80.73
Daily Pivot Point R3 81.05



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