JPY: Forex reconquest - take two

JPY: Forex reconquest - take two

2020-04-16 • Updated

Key indicators

Last day range: 107.36 – 108.37

52-week range: 104.43 – 112.40

What’s happening?

We have spoken about the JPY’s return already, and now we need to speak of it again. Why? Look at the chart.

USDJPYH4.png

There is hardly any other currency on the Forex market against which the USD lost so much value in the last weeks. The US Dollar was at 112.22 on February 20-21, and just touched 107.40 recently – that’s an almost 5% loss in just two weeks. By the way, current disposition may be a good chance to apply the 30-pips-a-day trading strategy, even though it normally is used on shorter timeframes - now may be a good moment to act on it. But let’s put things into the context and have a mid-term perspective. 

Mid-term

On the daily chart below, the recent drop takes the currency pair to challenge the November-2019 lows next. The closest one lies at 106.60 and seems not that far away, especially in the current circumstances. If things go really bad for the USD, the August-2019 low of 105.00 will be waiting down there. Nothing the Fed’s readiness to react to the virus consequences by reducing the interest rate on March 18, keep your hand on the pulse and watch the dynamic: if there is no change in the global economic rhetoric, the pressure will keep dragging the USD down in the mid-term, and JPY will be its best counterpart to indicate where the market goes.

USDJPYDaily.png

Technical levels

Support 107.40

Resistance 108.30

LOG IN

Similar

Trade Ideas on September  6-10
Trade Ideas on September 6-10

Bitcoin At the end of the past week, Bitcoin broke through the big resistance level of $50 400 and reached $51 500 after the worse-than-expected US labor data…

Latest news

What To Trade On May 23 - 27?
What To Trade On May 23 - 27?

Last week blew traders' minds!  The US dollar dropped for the first time in seven weeks after Jerome Powell's speech on Tuesday…

Can a recession be avoided? 
Can a recession be avoided? 

The pandemic continues hurting economic activity in China, the war in Ukraine is hitting the entire European economy, and the Fed's efforts to control inflation threaten to trigger a recession. 

Deposit with your local payment systems

Be on top of your game

Data collection notice

FBS maintains a record of your data to run this website. By pressing the “Accept” button, you agree to our Privacy policy.

Callback

A manager will call you shortly.

Change number

Your request is accepted.

A manager will call you shortly.

Next callback request for this phone number
will be available in

If you have an urgent issue please contact us via
Live chat

Internal error. Please try again later

Don’t waste your time – keep track of how NFP affects the US dollar and profit!

Beginner Forex book

Beginner Forex book will guide you through the world of trading.

Beginner Forex book

The most important things to start trading
Enter your e-mail, and we will send you a free Beginner Forex book

Thank you!

We've emailed a special link to your e-mail.
Click the link to confirm your address and get Beginner Forex book for free.

You are using an older version of your browser.

Update it to the latest version or try another one for a safer, more comfortable and productive trading experience.

Safari Chrome Firefox Opera