15 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 15.01.2019 – EUR/JPY Ichimoku Clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the lines are horizontal . Confirmative line Chikou Span is above the price chart, current cloud is ascending. The instrument is trading above Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bullish trend is still strong. The closest support level is the upper border of the cloud (123.76). One of the previous maximums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a resistance level (125.58).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, both lines are directed downwards. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading below Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bearish trend is still strong. The closest support level is Tenkan-sen line (121.92). The closest resistance level is the upper border of the cloud (126.57).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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15 / 01 / 2019 | Market News

Brexit Deal And UK CPI Inflation In The Spotlight

The political developments in the United Kingdom will be top news this week as prime minister Theresa May will be putting an effort to avoid a no deal Brexit which could have serious consequences for the country. Theresa May has urged the members of the Parliament to vote in favour of the deal with the European Union (EU) today, but political analysts suggest that the deal will be rejected. However, market analysts will also be focusing on the release of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation data for December 2018 which are due to be released on Wednesday January 16th 2019 by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

UK CPI inflation likely to have dropped in December 2018

According to market analysts’ forecasts, the UK’s CPI inflation is likely to have dropped to 2.2% during December 2018 on a year-to-year basis from 2.3% in November 2018. The CPI is an indicator used to measure the rate at which the prices of goods and services bought by households rise or fall, which is the rate of inflation, referred to as the CPI inflation. If the figure is confirmed by the ONS report, CPI inflation will have come closer to the Bank of England’s (BoE) target of 2%. 

The ONS will also release data regarding the UK’s core CPI inflation in December 2018. Core CPI inflation is inflation excluding the prices of seasonally volatile products such as food and energy. According to analysts’ forecasts, the UK’s core CPI inflation is expected to have remained unchanged at 1.8% on an annualised basis during the last month of 2018. 

ONS data published on December 19th 2018 showed that the CPI inflation rate in November 2018 had fallen to a 20-month low which was in line with the economists’ forecasts. The biggest monthly fall in petrol prices since 2015 had played a significant role in that. An Internationale Nederlanden Groep (ING) report released on December 19th 2018 said that the BoE would face some issues regarding prices at the beginning of 2019. “For the BoE though, the key question is whether the recent upward trend in wage growth translates into greater core price pressure next year. With economic growth stalling, we suspect the Bank will be forced to sit on its hands through much of the first half of next year, and potentially even longer should the article 50 period need to be extended to allow more time to reach a Brexit solution,” was written in the Dutch bank’s report. 

Apart from the CPI inflation data, the ONS is going to be publishing a report associated with the Producer Price Index (PPI) for December 2018 which captures the changes in the average price of a fixed basket of goods and services purchased by the UK manufacturing firms. Market analysts suggest that the Producer Price Index Input lowered in December 2018 to 3.5%, on an annualised basis, from 5.6% that was recorded in November 2018. 

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14 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 14.01.2019 – AUD/JPY: Ichimoku clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line has crossed Kijun-sen from below, the lines are horizontal . Confirmative line Chikou Span is above the price chart, current cloud is ascending. The instrument is trading above Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bullish trend is still strong. The closest support level is Tenkan-sen line (77.90). One of the previous maximums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a resistance level (78.33).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the blue line is directed downwards, while the red one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading above Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bullish trend is still strong. The closest support level is the upper border of the cloud (77.14). One of the previous maximums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a resistance level (78.64).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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11 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 11.01.2019 – EUR/JPY: Ichimoku clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line is above Kijun-sen, the lines are horizontal . Confirmative line Chikou Span is above the price chart, current cloud is ascending. The instrument is trading above Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bullish trend is still strong. The closest support level is Tenkan-sen line (124.70). One of the previous maximums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a resistance level (125.55).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the red line is directed downwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument has broken through Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines. The closest support level is Kijun-sen line (124.00). The closest resistance level is the upper border of the cloud (127.60).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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10 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 10.01.2019 – AUD/USD: wave analysis

The pair may grow.
On the 4-hour chart, an upward correction of the higher level develops as the wave 2 of (5). Now, the wave a of 2 is forming, within which the first wave of the lower level (i) of а is developing. If the assumption is correct, the pair will grow to the levels of 0.7301–0.7391. In this scenario, critical stop loss level is 0.7110.







Main scenario
Long positions will become relevant during the correction, above the level of 0.7110 with the targets at 0.7301–0.7391. Implementation period: 5–7 days.

Alternative scenario
The breakdown and the consolidation of the price below the level of 0.7110 will let the pair go down to the levels of 0.6944–0.6867.

The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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09 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 09.01.2019 – EUR/JPY: Ichimoku clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line has crossed Kijun-sen from below, the red line is directed upwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span has crossed the price chart from below, current cloud has reversed from descending to ascending. The instrument is trading above Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bullish trend is still strong. The closest support level is Tenkan-sen line (124.51). One of the previous maximums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a resistance level (125.39).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line has crossed Kijun-sen from above, the lines are horizontal . Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading above Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bullish trend is still strong. The closest support level is the upper border of the cloud (124.46). One of the previous maximums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a resistance level (125.82).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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08 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 08.01.2019 – AUD/JPY: Ichimoku clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line is above Kijun-sen, the red line is directed upwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is crossing the price chart from below, current cloud is descending. The instrument has broken through Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines. The closest support level is Tenkan-sen line (77.30). The closest resistance level is the upper border of the cloud (77.90).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the red line is directed downwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument has broken through Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines. The closest support level is Kijun-sen line (77.10). The closest resistance level is the upper border of the cloud (80.80).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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07 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 07.01.2019 – EUR/JPY: Ichimoku clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line is above Kijun-sen, the red line is directed upwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument has broken through Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines. The closest support level is Kijun-sen line (122.51). The closest resistance level is the upper border of the cloud (125.53).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the lines are horizontal . Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading below Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bearish trend is still strong. One of the previous minimums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a support level (122.50). The closest resistance level is Kijun-sen line (124.60).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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04 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 04.01.2019 – AUD/JPY: Ichimoku clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, both lines are directed downwards. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading around upper border of the cloud. The closest support level is the upper border of the cloud (75.07). The closest resistance level is Tenkan-sen line (75.83).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the red line is directed downwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading between Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines. The closest support level is Tenkan-sen line (74.80). The closest resistance level is the upper border of the cloud.




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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03 / 01 / 2019 | Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis 03.01.2019 – EUR/JPY Ichimoku Clouds

Let's look at the four-hour chart. Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, the red line is directed downwards, while the blue one remains horizontal. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading below Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bearish trend is still strong. One of the previous minimums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a support level (121.00). The closest resistance level is Tenkan-sen line (122.35).




On the daily chart Tenkan-sen line is below Kijun-sen, both lines are directed downwards. Confirmative line Chikou Span is below the price chart, current cloud is descending. The instrument is trading below Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen lines; the Bearish trend is still strong. One of the previous minimums of Chikou Span line is expected to be a support level (121.00). The closest resistance level is Tenkan-sen line (123.35).




The Technical Analysis is provided by Claws and Horns (Cyprus) Limited, an independent analytical company. Any views and opinions expressed are explicitly those of the writer. Any information contained in the article, is believed to be reliable, and has not been verified by STO and is not guaranteed to be accurate. References to specific products, are for illustrative purposes only and are not a form of solicitation, recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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