15, June 2016

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

On Tuesday, Taro Aso (Japanese Finance Minister) warned the market against the latest strengthening of the yen. According to Taro Aso the officials would "respond decisively" to prevent speculative movements in the currency market.

Current situation

The yen continued its decrease and set a new day low at 105.64. After reaching the mark 105.64 was in a sideway, remaining under pressure. The resistance is at 107.00, the support is at 106.00.

MACD indicator is in a negative area, the histogram decreased. MACD shows a convergence. RSI is close the oversold level of 30. That is considered as a buy signal. The pair USD/JPY is below the Moving Averages (50, 100 and 200) on the 4 hour chart. The pair is on the year lows on the daily chart.

Trading recommendations

If the support 105.30 will be broken, the price may fall further to 104.50. An uptrend will start as soon as the pair grows above the resistance level 107.00.