Daily Price Outlook

- USD/JPY slides under the 143.00 mark, facing immediate resistance at 143.171.

- The RSI leans toward a bearish outlook, staying below the midpoint of 50.

- The pair's dip under the 50-day EMA suggests potential bearish momentum ahead.

The USD/JPY currency pair is presenting a subdued performance, recently dipping below the 143.00 psychological mark, and now trades at 142.939. This represents a modest retreat of 0.06% within a 24-hour window as observed in the 4-hour chart. Currently, the pair is grappling with a downward pressure that has nudged it beneath the 50-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) pivot point of 143.827, potentially signaling a bearish shift in momentum.

Resistances lie overhead at 143.171 and a more pronounced one at 143.827, which coincides with the 50 EMA, followed by a stronger barrier at 144.936. To the downside, immediate support emerges at 141.009, with a further safety net at 138.977. The Relative Strength Index (RSI), a gauge of market sentiment, underscores this bearish inclination, registering at 44.69, below the neutral threshold of 50.

This technical configuration suggests the pair may be poised for further declines, with the current slip below the key EMA level reinforcing this outlook. Market participants are now closely monitoring these dynamics, with the potential for continued downward movement if bearish sentiment persists. Conversely, a recovery above the EMA could invalidate this bearish scenario, putting the aforementioned resistance levels back into play. In summary, the USD/JPY is at a technical crossroads, with its near-term trajectory hinging on its ability to either sustain below or recover above the 50-day EMA.

USD/JPY Price Chart – Source: Tradingview
USD/JPY Price Chart – Source: Tradingview

USD/JPY - Trade Idea 

Entry Price – Sell Limit 143.200

Take Profit – 141.436

Stop Loss – 144.242

Risk to Reward – 1: 1.6

Profit & Loss Per Standard Lot = +$1764/ -$1042

Profit & Loss Per Mini Lot = +$176/ -$104



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