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  • GBP/JPY bears seeking a significant correction on the longer-term time frames.  
  • Bears to target a daily confluence level of the support structure.  

GBP/JPY is trapped in an hourly channel, with a focus on the downside from a longer-term perspective.  

The following illustrates the market structure across the time lines and arrives at a bearish conclusion.

Monthly chart

The price is in need of a correction according to four consecutive months of higher closes.  

Weekly chart

Daily chart  

The daily chart shows a confluence of the 21 simple moving average and the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level.  

4-hour chart

There is support to clear first as the price is resisted at a confluence structure.  

1-hour chart

The hourly conditions are choppy in a sideways channel, but again, the support needs to give following a break of the 21-SMA.