USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)
The Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has given his speech. Mr. Kuroda’s speech was traditionally characterized by his optimism about the economic growth perspectives in regard with the yen devaluation and the sales tax increase delay. The dollar index basket is aimed to increase near 88.70. The US and Japan stock markets positive dynamics also points out to the bullish sentiment within the pair USD/JPY.
The short-term price decline was at the lower volumes and fell to 118.00. We expect the consolidation near this mark.
The price is finding the first support at 117.00, the next one is at 115.80. The price is finding the first resistance at 118.00, the next one is at 119.20.
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 and the Kijun-sen show 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 consolidating.
We believe the growth will be continued now. The first target is the level of 119.20.