USD/JPY Ascent Above 107.00 May Extend With Reversal Signals Missing

Talking Points

  • USD/JPY Technical Strategy: Longs Preferred
  • Daily Close Above 107.00 Opens Grind Towards 108.00
  • Correction Questionable Amid Void Of Reversal Candles

USD/JPY’s upward journey has endured as a lack of key reversal candlesticks indicate the potential for further gains. The daily close above the 107 hurdle may set the pair up for a grind towards the next psychologically-significant ceiling at 108.00.

USD/JPY: Lack of Reversal Signals Opens Further Gains

USD/JPY Ascent Above 107.00 May Extend With Reversal Signals Missing

Daily Chart – Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

The four hour chart reveals a congestion zone has formed between 107.00 and 107.40. A medley of short body sessions and Doji candlesticks highlights indecision amongst traders. Yet the bulls appear unprepared to relinquish their grip on prices amid a void of bearish reversal signals. This leaves the risks skewed to the upside.

USD/JPY: Climb Encounters Congestion, Yet Bulls Remain In Control

USD/JPY Ascent Above 107.00 May Extend With Reversal Signals Missing

Four Hour Chart – Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0,Volume Indicator Available Here

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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