The USDJPY has had an up, down and again up day.
The lows for the day did take the worth under the 100 hour transferring common and upward sloping trendline on the hourly chart close to 115.02 (it’s at present at 115.049), however momentum couldn’t be maintained. The rise in yields additionally assist contribute to the greenback shopping for together with within the USDJPY.
The excessive worth did prolong above the sooner excessive for the day however solely by a pip or so to 115.363. The present worth is buying and selling at 115.301 close to the highs for the day.
The excessive as we speak was additionally the best degree since November 26. Get above that degree and merchants will begin to goal the excessive for the yr – and the best degree going again to 2017 – at 115.513.
On the draw back watch the swing space between 115.146 and 115.231 (see pink numbered circles within the chart above). Transfer again under these ranges and a retest of the 100 hour transferring common could be possible. To this point the correction off the excessive has been in a position to maintain the excessive of that swing space. Bullish.