USD/JPY Price Analysis: 200-SMA, immediate support line defend bulls

  • USD/JPY steps back from intraday top while marking indecisiveness on a third consecutive day off in Japan.
  • Normal RSI conditions keep buyers hopeful unless breaking immediate key supports.
  • Monthly horizontal area becomes a crucial hurdle to the north.

USD/JPY eases to 109.35, revisiting the day’s opening levels, amid early Wednesday. Even so, the yen pair remains above 200-SMA and an ascending support line from April 26 to keep the buyers hopeful amid a quiet session in Asia, mainly due to holidays in China and Japan.

The RSI line’s steady moves above 50.00 also back the USD/JPY bulls targeting 109.50 nearby resistance.

Though, 61.8% Fibonacci retracement of March-April downside and a horizontal area comprising multiple tops marked since early April, respectively around 109.60 and 109.70-75, will be tough nuts to crack for the pair before confirming further upside.

Meanwhile, a 50% Fibonacci retracement level of 109.22 can restrict further declines ahead of highlighting the 109.17-13 support zone that includes the stated SMA and rising trend line.

Overall, USD/JPY remains lackluster but well in the vicinity of buyer’s catch.

USD/JPY four-hour chart

Trend: Further upside expected

Additional important levels

Today last price 109.33
Today Daily Change -0.02
Today Daily Change % -0.02%
Today daily open 109.35
Daily SMA20 108.8
Daily SMA50 108.73
Daily SMA100 106.45
Daily SMA200 105.82
Previous Daily High 109.49
Previous Daily Low 109.03
Previous Weekly High 109.37
Previous Weekly Low 107.64
Previous Monthly High 110.85
Previous Monthly Low 107.48
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 109.31
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 109.21
Daily Pivot Point S1 109.09
Daily Pivot Point S2 108.83
Daily Pivot Point S3 108.63
Daily Pivot Point R1 109.55
Daily Pivot Point R2 109.75
Daily Pivot Point R3 110.01



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