USD/JPY technical analysis: Flashing red, but bounce likely in next 24 hours

  • USD/JPY created doji candle on Wednesday.
  • The 4-hour chart shows a bullish divergence of RSI.

USD/JPY is currently trading at 0.16% on the day at 109.42, but may soon pick up a bid and rise toward 110.00 over the next 24 hours as technical charts are flashing signs of seller exhaustion. 

To start with, the pair created a classic long-legged doji candle on Wednesday, a sign of indecision among the sellers. After all, the candle has appeared following a sell-off from 112.40 to 109.02. 

Further, on the 4-hour chart, the relative strength index (RSI) has diverged in favor of the bulls. 

As a result, a corrective bounce to 10-day moving average, currently at 109.98 looks likely.

Daily chart

4-hour chart

Trend: Bullish

Pivot points

    1. R3 110.37
    2. R2 110.04
    3. R1 109.82
  1. PP 109.49
    1. S1 109.26
    2. S2 108.93
    3. S3 108.71


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