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USD/JPY Bulls Catch Their Breath As A Doji Denotes Indecision

USD/JPY Bulls Catch Their Breath As A Doji Denotes Indecision

David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst

Talking Points

  • USD/JPY Technical Strategy: Longs Preferred
  • Doji Suggests Some Indecision, Yet Reversal Signals Absent
  • Daily Close Above 107.00 May Open Grind Towards 108.00

USD/JPYtraders are showing signs of indecision as denoted by a Doji on the daily. Yet in the absence of clear reversal signals there remains the potential for a journey higher to resume. The daily close above the 107 hurdle may set the pair up for a grind towards the next psychologically-significant ceiling at 108.00.

USD/JPY: Lack of Reversal Signals Opens Further Gains

USD/JPY Bulls Catch Their Breath As A Doji Denotes Indecision

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

The four hour chart reveals a congestion zone has formed between 107.00 and 107.40. A medley of short body sessions and Doji candlesticks highlights hesitation amongst traders. Yet the bulls appear unprepared to relinquish their grip on prices amid a void of bearish reversal signals. This leaves the risks skewed to the upside.

USD/JPY: Climb Encounters Congestion, Yet Bulls Remain In Control

USD/JPY Bulls Catch Their Breath As A Doji Denotes Indecision

Four Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0,Volume Indicator Available Here

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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