ZuluTrade Blog

A potential bullish reversal for USDJPY

Market View | Monday, October 15, 2018 1:10 PM GMT

There was a bearish pressure to the USDJPY during the Asian session. Early in the morning, the Japanese Industrial Production rose by 0.2% month-on-month in August. Even though, it was the first increase in industrial output since April, it was enough lower than the expected (5.3%). Our today’s agenda includes major news, such as US Retail Sales control group [Previous: 0.1%, Forecast:  0.4%], Retail Sales ex Autos [Previous: 0.3%, Forecast: 0.3%].

Looking at the daily timeframe, the pair is following the upward trendline (T1), while the Stochastics is highly oversold, indicating a potential reversal.


Heading to H4 timeframe, the pair is flirting the trendline (T1), which comes in confluence with the daily support zone. Both probably point out a bullish setup. The CCI is holding well within the oversold zone, while a RSI’s breakout of the trendline (T3) to the upside confirms a potential bullish opportunity.


On the other hand, if price breaks out below the trendline (T4), then the scenario is busted.

Always review your own analysis. If there is a confluence between the current study and your own strategy, then you may have even better trading setups.   

Comments are closed

Trading spot currencies involves substantial risk and there is always the potential for loss. Your trading results may vary. Because the risk factor is high in the foreign exchange market trading, only genuine "risk" funds should be used in such trading. If you do not have the extra capital that you can afford to lose, you should not trade in the foreign exchange market. Forex Brokers and ZuluTrade are compensated for their services through the spread between the bid/ask prices or there may be a cost to initiate a trade through the bid/ask spread. Signing up is totally free, and there is NO contract and NO monthly fees, ever.

This blog is for informational purposes only. This blog is not intended for distribution channels and may not be reproduced or distributed without the permission of Zulu Trade ltd or any of its affiliated entities (“ZuluTrade”). All opinions, news, prices or other information contained in this blog are provided as general market commentary and this report does not contain and it is in not to be considered in any circumstance as market analysis, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any financial instruments, personalized or general recommendation for any investment decision or investment strategy by ZuluTrade, in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. The information contained in this blog should not be construed as financial or investment advice on any subject matter. The financial instruments referred to herein may not be suitable for all investors and any investments on such financial instruments requires the assessment by each investor and its counsels of the investor’s investment characteristics, including the investment risks which the latter is willing to assume. This blog has been based on information which has been made public, obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but it has not been verified by ZuluTrade. No representation or warranty (expressed or implied) is made as to the accuracy, completeness, correctness, timeliness or fairness of the information or opinions herein, all of which are subject to change without notice. No responsibility of liability whatsoever of howsoever arising is accepted in relation to the contents hereof by ZuluTrade or any of its directors, officers, employees. Further, no representation is being made that any results will be achieved, and past performance is not indicative of future performance.