News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site. See our updated Privacy Policy here.

0

Notifications

Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events

0

Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

0
Free Trading Guides
Subscribe
Please try again
More View more
Real Time News
  • It’s important for traders to be familiar with FX spreads as they are the primary cost of trading currencies. Understand a pair's spread here: https://t.co/zEEUHZjVIG https://t.co/qmPQdsjX7b
  • OECD Chief Economist Boone says we think Chinese fiscal and monetary authorities have the capacity to buffer the shock from Evergrande (3333 HK)
  • Ethereum (ETH/USD) - Heavily oversold CCI - see prior CCI/price re-action - and a bullish hammer candle forming - will need confirmation. #Ethereum #eth #candlesticks @DailyFXTeam https://t.co/rfTZE76Dm3
  • The Federal Reserve System (the Fed) was founded in 1913 by the United States Congress. The Fed’s actions and policies have a major impact on currency value, affecting many trades involving the US Dollar. Learn more about the Fed here: https://t.co/ADSC4sr63f https://t.co/erYA8KfqEo
  • Coming up at half past. Please join me if you can. I'll be looking at the charts of all the major markets, checking out the confidence reports on the calendar this week and the IG client sentiment data https://t.co/fMUUMsgwGr
  • OPEC+ compliance with oil cuts rises to 116% in August - two sources #OOTT
  • Join @MartinSEssex at 5:30 EST/9:30 GMT for a webinar on trading sentiment. Register here: https://t.co/CX9djlpMya https://t.co/mgkbDgiM0Y
  • 🇸🇪 Riksbank Rate Decision Actual: 0% Expected: 0% Previous: 0% https://www.dailyfx.com/economic-calendar#2021-09-21
  • 🇮🇩 Interest Rate Decision Actual: 3.5% Expected: 3.5% Previous: 3.5% https://www.dailyfx.com/economic-calendar#2021-09-21
  • Heads Up:🇮🇩 Interest Rate Decision due at 07:30 GMT (15min) Actual: 3.5% Expected: 3.5% Previous: 3.5% https://www.dailyfx.com/economic-calendar#2021-09-21
USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Sideways Trade Continues

USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Sideways Trade Continues

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE

Talking Points:

  • USD/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 117.53, 116.96, 116.37
  • Resistance: 118.86, 120.82, 121.84

The US Dollar is treading water after rising against the Japanese Yen as expected after putting in a Bullish Engulfing candlestick pattern. A daily close above the January 20 high at 118.86 exposes the December 23 high at 120.82. Alternatively, a turn below range support at 117.53 clears the way for a challenge of the 38.2% Fibonacci expansion at 116.96.

An actionable trade setup is absent at this point, arguing against committing to a directional bias on long or short side. We will continue to stand aside for now, waiting for a clear-cut trading opportunity to present itself in the days ahead.

Add these technical levels directly to your charts with our Support/Resistance Wizard app!

USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Sideways Trade Continues

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES