USDJPY on Thursday rose 1.14% to 138.97. Buying interest. What we know.

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Thursday
Open High Low Close
137.41 139.39 137.30 138.97

Performance after Thursday
Period Pct Chg Momentum
Thursday 1.14% 157.1 Pips
Week to-date 2.06% 279.9 Pips
July 2.39% 324 Pips

Upcoming key events (London Time)

Fri 01:30 PM USD Retail Sales (MoM)
Fri 01:30 PM USD Retail Sales Control Group
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What happened lately

📆 🇯🇵 JPY Industrial Production (YoY) in May exceed forecast and dropped to -4.7% compared to previous figure -2.8% in April. Source
📆 🇺🇸 USD Monthly Budget Statement in June exceed forecast and dropped to -89$ compared to previous figure -66$ in May. Source
📆 🇺🇸 USD Consumer Price Index (MoM) in June exceed forecast and rose to 1.3% compared to previous figure 1% in May. Source


What can we expect from USDJPY today?

USDJPY on Thursday rose 1.14% to 138.97. Price is above 9-Day EMA while Stochastic is rising but in overbought zone.

Updated daily direction for USDJPY looks bullish as the pair ended higher after Thursday trading session.

Looking ahead for the day, immediate upside resistance level we are looking at 139.81 (R1) while on the downside, we are looking at daily low of 137.30 as an important support. Break below this level could weaken the current bullish momentum. USDJPY need to break on either side to indicate a short-term bias. A break above 139.39 would suggest bullish bias after recent positive movement.

For the week to-date, take note that USDJPY is bullish as the pair is up by 2.06% and continued to trade higher in the past few days.

Key levels to watch out:

R3 141.90
R2 140.65
R1 139.81
Daily Pivot 138.55
S1 137.72
S2 136.46
S3 135.63

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Last updated: 01:36 am UTC, 15-Jul 2022

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