USD/JPY Analysis: Drops to 111.30

Due to fears of a large reduction in foreign Dollar asset purchases, the buck fell by 0.86% against the Yen just in couple of hours. The plunge was stopped only after the exchange rate reached support area located around the weekly S2 and the monthly S1. Accordingly, today bulls are expected to try to restore lost positions. Most probably the surge will last until the pair reaches strong support-turned-resistance at the 112.10 level, which is additionally backed up by the 55-hour SMA. In case of better than expected US PPI data release, the soar might extend to the 112.60 mark, which represents location of the monthly PP together with the 100- and 200-hour SMAs. From the opposite side, the new decline is likely to be halted by the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level at 111.17 the three-month low at 110.84.

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Interested in USDJPY technicals? Check out the key levels

    1. R3 113.88
    2. R2 113.34
    3. R1 112.35
  1. PP 111.81
    1. S1 110.82
    2. S2 110.28
    3. S3 109.29

 

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