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USD/JPY tested support
2020-05-14 • Updated
USD/JPY has returned below the 50-day MA as the market’s risk aversion increased. It seems that the market has formed an interim top. At the same time, the pair has reached a short-term support line from the start of May. The decline below 106.75 (50-day MA on the H4) will open the way down to 106.40. The pair needs to return above 107.05 to be able to target 107.55 once again. Comments of the Fed’s Chair Powell at 16:00 MT time will likely keep the volatility elevated.
Trade idea for USD/JPY
BUY 107.15; TP 107.55; SL 107.00
SELL 106.70; TP 106.40; SL 106.85
The odds of a final interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) this year have dropped after US job openings hit their lowest levels since early 2021. This has led to a correction in the US Dollar as traders reduced their bets on further rate hikes.
Here we go again, my friends. It’s time to look critically into the future of what trading opportunities September might have in store for us. As always, it is essential to note that the views expressed here are mine and should not be considered financial advice without proper examination.
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