Daily Price Outlook

- USD/JPY modestly up at 155.572, holding above the 50 EMA at 155.28, signaling continued bullishness.

- Key resistances ahead at 156.31, 157.03, and 157.96; supports established at 154.21, 153.33, and 151.88.

- Trading strategy: Buy above 154.950 with a take profit at 156.350 and a stop loss at 154.200 to manage risks effectively.

The USD/JPY pair has shown marginal gains in today's trading, with a current rate of 155.572, reflecting a slight increase of 0.02%. This subtle upward trend suggests a cautious optimism among traders as they evaluate forthcoming market signals.

Currently, the pair trades above the 50-Day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) at 155.28, which acts as a near-term support level and an indicator of bullish sentiment. The pivot point for today stands at 156.35, slightly above the highest immediate resistance at 156.31, indicating a potential for resistance consolidation around these levels. Should the USD/JPY breach this threshold, it will face further resistances at 157.03 and 157.96. These levels could serve as critical junctures for traders looking for profit-taking points.

On the downside, the currency pair has established support at 154.21, with additional lower supports at 153.33 and 151.88. These markers provide potential rebound points should the pair experience any pullbacks. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) at 60 suggests that the market is leaning towards overbought territory, which might prompt some traders to exercise caution in anticipation of a possible retracement.

Considering the current technical landscape and the position of the pair relative to its moving averages, a prudent trading strategy would be to enter a long position if USD/JPY moves above 154.950. Setting a target at 156.350 with a stop loss at 154.200 offers a tactical approach that leverages the current support and resistance framework while managing risk efficiently.

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

USD/JPY - Trade Ideas

Entry Price – Buy Above 154.950

Take Profit – 156.350

Stop Loss – 154.200

Risk to Reward – 1: 1.5

Profit & Loss Per Standard Lot = +$1400/ -$750

Profit & Loss Per Mini Lot = +$140/ -$75



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