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North Korea fired a missile, Yen strengthens, NZDJPY under technical microscope

Posted by Amir El Araby On 8/10/2017 11:42:14 PM In Technical_Analysis


North Korea announced that, an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) was fired in the air for 40 minutes, ordered by Kim Jong Un.

North Korea said, the missile reached a maximum altitude of 2800 kilometers and that it could reach any place in the world.

Accordingly, we have witnessed a strong downside move on JPY pairs, as Japanese yen strengthened across the board, acting as a safe haven.

With that tin mind, we have had a look at the NZDJPY pair, which moved aggressively to the downside as well, influenced by the weakness appeared on New Zealand dollar this week against U.S. dollar as previously anticipated in addition to the sudden strength of Japanese yen.

Technically speaking, NZDJPY looks ready to offer fresh sell entries based on the bearish harmonic Bat pattern, formed over daily studies as seen on the graph below.