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  • GBP/JPY is moving in a bullish trend, resting at resistance and awaits the next catalyst.
  • Bulls looking for a break and restest of the resistance structure.

The price of GBP/JPY has been in a chop since rallying from the 136 area in mid-November, but has continued to print higher highs. 

The following is a top-down analysis and an update to the prior series of analysis: 

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Monthly chart

Weekly chart

The price retested the support structure, as highlighted o the chart above with the red doji candle and has subsequently continued higher back towards the original bearish point of release. 

Daily chart

The bulls will want to see a break of resistance and a restest of the structure for the possibility of a continuation higher. 

Failing that, a break of the dynamic support line could be the makings for the next bearish leg.