25, May 2015

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The Bank of Japan announced its monetary policy meeting results, but under the current conditions traders do not expect any surprises. The first GDP release for the first quarter pleased traders with the strong data a little bit. Secondly, the oil quotations growth has a positive impact on the inflation rates in the second quarter. We can expect the same volume incentive program from the monetary regulator.

The price is finding the first support at 120.40, the next one is at 119.20. The price is finding the first resistance at 121.60, the next one is at 122.40.

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 a horizontal movement and the Kijun-sen show an upward movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

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

Trading recommendations

The pair can grow to the resistance level of 121.60. After breaking 121.60 the buyers may go to 122.40.