USD/JPY Price Analysis: Extends losses on second day near 149.00 psychological level

  • USD/JPY hovers around 149.00 psychological level ahead of US Core PCE.
  • Momentum indicators suggest a potential bullish sentiment in the market.
  • 14-day EMA emerges as the key support, following the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement.

USD/JPY extends its losses on the second successive day, trading lower around 149.00 psychological level during the European trading session on Friday.

The pair faces a challenge due to the correction in the US Dollar (USD), which could be attributed to the pullback in the US Treasury yields.

The 14-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) at 148.36 could act as key support, following the 21-day EMA at 147.87.

A firm break could influence the USD/JPY bears to navigate the area around the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement at 146.76, followed by the 146.00 psychological level.

The current upward momentum in USD/JPY appears to have a bullish bias, given that the 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) remains above the 50 level.

However, there is a resistance region around the monthly high at 149.70, followed by the 150.00 psychological level that may pose a challenge for further gains.

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator is providing a strong signal for the USD’s buyers. The MACD line lies above the centerline and the signal line. This configuration suggests that there is potentially strong momentum in the USD/JPY's price movement.

USD/JPY: Daily Chart


Today last price 149.07
Today Daily Change -0.24
Today Daily Change % -0.16
Today daily open 149.31
Daily SMA20 147.82
Daily SMA50 145.52
Daily SMA100 143.02
Daily SMA200 137.95
Previous Daily High 149.64
Previous Daily Low 149.15
Previous Weekly High 148.46
Previous Weekly Low 147.32
Previous Monthly High 147.38
Previous Monthly Low 141.51
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 149.33
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 149.45
Daily Pivot Point S1 149.09
Daily Pivot Point S2 148.87
Daily Pivot Point S3 148.59
Daily Pivot Point R1 149.59
Daily Pivot Point R2 149.86
Daily Pivot Point R3 150.08



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