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US Dollar at Risk of Larger Declines versus Japanese Yen

US Dollar at Risk of Larger Declines versus Japanese Yen

David Rodriguez, Head of Product


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USDJPY – Retail FX traders continue to hold USD-long positions against the Japanese Yen, and we would most often treat this as a contrarian signal that the USD/JPY could continue lower. Indeed traders have grown further net-long as the pair trades into fresh monthly lows.

We’ll watch how the US Dollar reacts near pivotal support starting near the ¥123.50 mark; a break below would open up a larger decline towards comparable support closer to ¥120.50.

See next currency section: AUDUSD - Australian Dollar Forecast to Hit Fresh Lows

Written by David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist for

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