FXStreet (Moscow) - USD/JPY opened the day at 101,84, slid to 101.68 session low, and went back to the open levels again.



The USD-Optimist Club



The pair again slipped below 102.00, although the US Dollar has shown some resilience recently. The growing market confidence in the stronger recovery of American economy is fueled by a series of forecast revisions from large financial organizations, like it was with Goldman which joined the club of those predicting the first hike in 2015 rather than in 2016. All of this may help the pair reverse the move, and climb higher very soon, and if so, the initial target to the upside may be seen at 102.13.

What are today’s key USD/JPY levels?



Today's central pivot point can be found at 101.95, with support below at 101.68, 101.51 and 101.24 with resistance above at 102.13, 102.40, and 102.57. Hourly Moving Averages are mostly bearish, with the 200SMA at 101.72 and the daily 20EMA at 101.89. Hourly RSI is bearish at 43.



Related Articles
  1. Forex Fundamentals

    Chinese Yuan an Unlikely Reserve Currency

    As the world's second largest economy, China's challenge to America’s dominance includes a push to make the yuan (RMB), the world’s reserve currency. Whether it can do that now is unclear.
  2. Economics

    How Currency Enforcement Helped Sink The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP)

    One particular barrier to trade that has received much attention of late and caused delays in negotiations of the TPP is exchange-rate manipulation, by which a country artificially devalues its ...
  3. Forex

    Top U.S Forex News Sites

    Breaking news moves forex markets. Here are the top U.S. sites for tracking forex news.
  4. Investing

    Financial News Comparison: Bloomberg Vs. Reuters

    Access to financial information has grown with the expansion of digital news. Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters lead the pack, claiming a majority of the business information market.
  5. Economics

    Who Benefits From South Korea's Lowered Interest Rates?

    South Korea is the latest country to cut interest rates in an attempt to stimulate economic growth.
  6. Forex Education

    The Top Uses For P2P Currency Exchange

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) currency exchange networks offer a viable and cheaper alternative for buying and selling currencies.
  7. Forex

    Steps To Open An Offshore Forex Account

    Here is a simple breakdown of how to open an offshore forex account for US-based users, including legal requirements.
  8. Entrepreneurship

    Top Forex Trading Apps

    A brief overview of the top apps that help forex traders with on time information, charts and more.
  9. Investing Basics

    The Risks Of Buying Bitcoin

    Virtual currency is probably here to stay, but what about Bitcoin specifically? Does it have a first-to-market advantage? What are the risks involved?
  10. Forex News

    How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

    When it comes to forex, some types of "fixes" are legal. But some really aren't.
RELATED TERMS
  1. No results found.

You May Also Like

COMPANIES IN THIS ARTICLE
Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!