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EUR/JPY extends pullback, nears 136.00

FXStreet (Córdoba) - EUR/JPY has continued to back away from the 137.00 area and hit fresh daily lows during the European session, weighed by wire reports the European Central Bank is considering purchasing corporate bonds as soon as December.

EUR/JPY lost nearly 80 pips throughout the day and bottomed out at 136.10 in recent dealings. At time of writing, the pair is trading at the 136.20 zone, recording a 0.49% loss on the day.

EUR/JPY is on track to snap a five-day winning streak, as the recovery from 2014 low of 134.13 found an interim top at the 137.00 area.

EUR/JPY technical levels

As for technical levels, EUR/JPY could find next supports at 136.10 (intraday low), 136.00 (psychological level) and 135.75 (Oct 17 low). On the other hand, resistances could be faced at 137.00 (Oct 20 high/psychological level) and 137.20 (20-day SMA).

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