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EUR/JPY Price Analysis: Bulls maintain bullish momentum despite investor profit-taking

  • The daily RSI shows strong buying momentum, in a positive zone.
  • The hourly chart shows a contrast, as the RSI falls into the negative zone and the MACD shows flat red bars, indicating short-term selling traction.
  • As the pair approached cycle highs, a pause in momentum seemed likely before a retest.

In the Wednesday session, the EUR/JPY pair maintains solid bullish momentum, despite encountering selling pressure and retreating to 168.63. Although it touched highs around 170.00, investors temporarily paused which could indicate short-term consolidation and this pause could pave the way for further upward moves.

On the daily chart, the RSI is in positive territory, reflecting bullish momentum from the bulls but points downward, indicating the aforementioned break in bullish traction.

EUR/JPY daily chart

The hourly chart, on the other hand, presents a weaker picture. The RSI fell into negative territory with the latest reading at 45. The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) remains bearish, with flat red bars, suggesting short-term selling pressure. However, the indicators appear to be recovering in this framework ahead of the Asian session.

EUR/JPY hourly chart

As for EUR/JPY, it is in a bullish position in the short and long term, as it remains above the 20, 100 and 200-day SMAs. This stance suggests strong bullish momentum for the pair, poised to continue higher.

In conclusion, although the overall technical outlook for EUR/JPY remains bullish based on the analysis of the SMAs and the daily chart, the extent of the correction needs to be monitored. Still, any move that keeps the pair above its main SMAs would not threaten the positive outlook.

EUR/JPY

Overview
Latest price today 168.64
Today Daily Change -0.60
Today's daily variation -0.35
Today's daily opening 169.24
Trends
daily SMA20 166.55
50 daily SMA 164.62
SMA100 daily 162.45
SMA200 Journal 160.61
Levels
Previous daily high 169.36
Previous daily low 168.47
Previous weekly high 167.97
Previous weekly low 164.48
Previous Monthly High 171.6
Previous monthly low 162.28
Daily Fibonacci 38.2 169.02
Fibonacci 61.8% daily 168.81
Daily Pivot Point S1 168.69
Daily Pivot Point S2 168.14
Daily Pivot Point S3 167.8
Daily Pivot Point R1 169.58
Daily Pivot Point R2 169.91
Daily Pivot Point R3 170.46

Source: Fx Street

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