FXstreet.com (Córdoba) - The dollar extended gains versus the yen on Friday still supported by Japanese officials' comments, suggesting a dollar move to JPY100 would be acceptable. USD/JPY has risen nearly 280 pips within the last 48 hrs, piercing above the 91.00 mark to reach a fresh 2 ½-year high of 91.18 in recent dealings.

However, USD/JPY failed to consolidate above 91.00 and pulled back slightly to currently trade at the 90.95 zone, where it posts a 0.7% daily gain.

As for technical levels, the Mataf.net analyst team locates immediate resistances at 91.10, 91.50 and 92.00, while they see supports at 90.65, 90.25 and 89.85.