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Forex: USD/JPY Technical Analysis – Sideways Trade Above 97.00

Forex: USD/JPY Technical Analysis – Sideways Trade Above 97.00

2013-08-20 12:16:00
Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

USD/JPY Technical Analysis – Prices continue to consolidate in a large Triangle chart pattern carved out since late February. The pair is testing support at 97.28, the 50% Fibonacci retracement, with a break below that eyeing the 61.8% retracement at 95.76. Near-term resistance is at the 38.2% level (98.80). This barrier is reinforced by the Triangle top at 99.11. A break above that initially exposes the 23.6% Fib at 100.69. On balance, the Triangle setup hints at bullish trend continuation.

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