USD/JPY retakes 110.00 after Japan’s government maintains overall economic view


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The Japanese Cabinet Office announced Monday that it has left the monthly economic assessment unchanged for a third straight month although upped its assessment of business conditions.

Key takeaways

“Businesses still see many aspects remaining severe, but there are signs of picking up. The upward revision is the first since March 2021, while the assessment of other components was largely unchanged from June.”

“The government left its near-term outlook unchanged, with the economy expected to show further signs of picking up, supported by fiscal and monetary policies and the improvement in overseas economies.”

“Full attention should be given to the "movement of infections that would affect the domestic and foreign economy," adding that attention should be given to financial and capital markets movements.”

USD/JPY jumps back above 110.00

Despite rising covid cases in Japan and globally, the government kept its economic assessment unchanged in July, which failed to inspire the JPY bulls.

The uptick in USD/JPY could be mainly linked to a fresh leg higher in the US dollar across the board, as risk-aversion deepens in the European session.

At the press time, the US dollar index rises to daily highs of 92.79, up 0.10% on the day while USD/JPY was last seen changing hands at 110.03, recovering most losses.  

USD/JPY technical levels to consider

USD/JPY

Overview
Today last price 110.03
Today Daily Change -0.01
Today Daily Change % -0.01
Today daily open 110.04
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 110.56
Daily SMA50 109.91
Daily SMA100 109.4
Daily SMA200 106.9
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 110.34
Previous Daily Low 109.73
Previous Weekly High 110.7
Previous Weekly Low 109.71
Previous Monthly High 111.12
Previous Monthly Low 109.19
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 110.11
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 109.97
Daily Pivot Point S1 109.74
Daily Pivot Point S2 109.43
Daily Pivot Point S3 109.13
Daily Pivot Point R1 110.35
Daily Pivot Point R2 110.65
Daily Pivot Point R3 110.96

 

 

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