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USD/JPY Poised For Further Gains With Reversal Signal Missing

USD/JPY Poised For Further Gains With Reversal Signal Missing

2014-04-29 11:49:00
David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst

Talking Points

  • USD/JPY Technical Strategy: Pending Long
  • Daily close above 102.70 may offer new buying opportunity
  • Absence of bearish candlestick pattern suggests gains to continue

USD/JPY has made another run at the 102.70 resistance level in early European trading. While sellers may act to slow gains for the pair, we’re yet to see a bearish reversal pattern emerge that could signal a potential correction back to the 102.00 handle. A daily close above 102.70 would afford new long entries and may herald a more pronounced rally towards the 103.50 mark.

USD/JPY: Close Above 102.70 To Offer Buying Opportunity

USD/JPY Poised For Further Gains With Reversal Signal Missing

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

Drilling down to examine the four hour chart; as noted in yesterday’s report the Piercing Line pattern near the key 102.00 handle hinted at bounce during the session ahead. While some Dojis during Asian trading suggest some hesitation from the bulls, a bearish reversal signal remains absent.

USD/JPY: Bulls In Control With Bearish Signal Missing

USD/JPY Poised For Further Gains With Reversal Signal Missing

Four Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

By David de Ferranti, Market Analyst, FXCM

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