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Yesterday, the USD/JPY currency pair tried to surpass the resistance level formed by the 55– and 100-hour SMAs, as well the Fibonacci 38.20% retracement at 108.44.  

Note, that the pair is supported by the 200-hour SMA, currently located at 108.33, thus, some upside potential could prevail in the market. A possible upside target is the weekly R1 at 108.61. 

If the given resistance holds, it is expected, that the exchange rate could re-test the lower boundary of the short-term ascending channel. It is unlikely, that a breakout south could occur, as the rate is supported by the weekly PP at 108.22.

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