14, May 2015

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

We observe the Japan and the US negative bond yields strong increase on the bond market that will provide demand for the US dollar. The Australian bond yields are now higher the level of 3% which will enhance the carry trade transactions within the Japanese yen. Investors will form the cheap yen loans and direct them to the higher-yielding instruments purchases. Yesterday the pair AUD/JPY cross-rate increased by 1.1% which is the best proof of this trend.

The price is finding the first support at 118.30, the next one is at 117.50. The price is finding the first resistance at 119.20, the next one is at 120.40.

There is a confirmed and a strong sell signal. The price is under the Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a downward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement and form a “Dead Cross”. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a negative territory. The price is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

The downward movement will be continued. The pair may go to 118.30 soon. Having overcome the first target the price might go downwards to 117.50.