15, July 2015

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

In the lack of important macroeconomic statistics the pair's trading was determined by the stock and debt markets dynamics. We are seeing demand for "risky assets" amid the Greece and creditors agreement that will help to increase the carry trade operations with the Japanese yen as a funding currency.

The price is finding the first support at 122.40, the next one is at 121.60. The price is finding the first resistance at 123.50, the next one is at 124.30.

There is a confirmed and a strong buy signal. The price is above the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows an upward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a positive territory. The price is correcting.

Trading recommendations

The potential growth targets are the resistance levels: 123.50, 124.30.