Daily Price Outlook

    In today's financial landscape, the USD/JPY pair has observed a notable depreciation, sliding down by 0.85% to 148.174, reflecting a bearish sentiment among traders. This movement situates the currency below its pivot point of 147.48, a critical level that could have served as a springboard for potential upward movements. However, resistance levels at 149.34, 149.82, and notably at 150.83, now seem like distant targets for bulls aiming for a rebound.

    Conversely, the support framework beginning at 147.70 and extending down to 147.05 and further to 146.23, outlines key zones where buying interest may potentially cushion further declines. This delineation of support and resistance levels underscores the market's current volatility and the heightened sensitivity to underlying economic indicators and policy announcements.

    Technical indicators provide a nuanced view of this pair's trajectory. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) plunges to 15, signaling an oversold condition that might suggest a forthcoming reversal or relief bounce, yet caution is warranted given the overall bearish context. The MACD's current value at -0.19, below its signal line at -0.44, further confirms the bearish momentum but hints at a potential slowing down of selling pressure. The 50-Day EMA at 149.95, standing above the current price, reinforces the bearish outlook and suggests that the path of least resistance is downwards.

    Given these observations, the technical outlook for USD/JPY is predominantly bearish in the short term. Traders might consider entering sell positions below 148.571, with a take-profit objective at 147.479 and a stop loss at 149.202 to manage risks effectively. This strategy aligns with the current market sentiment and technical indicators, offering a pragmatic approach to navigating the ongoing volatility.

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

    USD/JPY - Trade Ideas

    Entry Price – Sell Below 148.571

    Take Profit – 147.479

    Stop Loss – 149.202

    Risk to Reward – 1: 2.5

    Profit & Loss Per Standard Lot = +$1092/ -$631

    Profit & Loss Per Mini Lot = +$109/ -$63



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