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    EUR/JPY risks returning under 126.00

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    "The euro area cannot really handle a stronger currency at this point. I don't think we need to go much higher before the market starts to price in more easing."
    - Nordea (based on Reuters) 


    Pair's Outlook 
    The Euro strengthened against the Japanese Yen on Wednesday, amid the BoJ leaving its interest rate policy unchanged. The bearish momentum appears to have been prevailing today, but at the moment of writing the EUR/JPY currency pair managed to recover from its intraday low, rebounding from the current ascending channel's support line. The channel's lower border is also reinforced by the weekly and the monthly PPs around 125.60, making it a strong demand cluster. Technical indicators retain bullish signals, but the nearest resistance, namely the Bollinger band and the 55-day SMA around 127.20, is unlikely to be reached. 

    Traders' Sentiment 
    Bulls retreated again, as 55% of all open positions are long (previously 57%). Meanwhile, the number of buy orders surged from 47 to 59%.
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