18, May 2015

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

Bullish sentiments in the US stock market with the US and Japan bond yields increase will support demand for the pair USD/JPY. On the other hand, investors sell the US dollar along the entire market which cannot allow us to count on the strong dollar growth.

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 non-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 consolidating.

Trading recommendations

If the price fixates below the support 119.20, it may continue the downward trend in the short term. The potential targets are 118.30 and 117.50.