FxWirePro: USD/JPY subdued on Profit Taking, Finds Strong Support at 111.04

FxWirePro: USD/JPY subdued on Profit Taking, Finds Strong Support at 111.04

25 April 2016, 06:20
Roberto Jacobs
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FxWirePro: USD/JPY subdued on Profit Taking, Finds Strong Support at 111.04

  • USD/JPY remains subdued in early Asian session as markets resort to profit taking at highs. 
  • The major broke above strong resistance at 109.90 and took out 110.40 to hit highs of 111.88. 
  • Markets cautious as we head towards major risk events in both the BoJ and FOMC, some profit taking seen. 
  • No change is expected from the FOMC. The Fed’s assessment on the economy may offer some insight into its rates outlook. 
  • The BoJ is expected to deliver more easing as the inflation outlook has become less favourable. A failure to deliver easing may drive JPY strength. 
  • USD/JPY is currently trading around 111.15 levels, finds strong support at 111.04 (Feb 24th lows and session lows till now). 
  • Technicals for the day are biased higher, but some weakness likely on intraday charts. 
  • Pair finds next resistance above 112 handle at 112.66 (cloud base) and then at 113 levels. 
  • CFTC positions released Friday April 22nd showed that aggregate USD position has fallen into bearish territory for the first time since May 2014. 


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