USD/JPY on a critical spot

Price line on a strong resistance

Japan released the Retail Sales y/y, Prelim Industrial Production m/m, Unemployment Rate and Tokyo Core CPI y/y. The US will publish Crude Oil Inventories and Natural Gas Storage. On the chart, the price has had a sharp ascend and now the price is on a strong resistance level.

            Chart Notes: 

           • Chart time-zone is UTC (+03:00)

           • Candles’ time-frame is 4h.


The pair is finding support at 1.26370 with resistance at 1.26970 which the weekly pivot point at 1.27120 is located above the lines. The EMA of 10 is moving with bearish bias in the descendant channel and it is located below the EMA of 200 and the EMA of 100. The RSI is moving in oversold area, the MACD line is below the signal line in the negative territory and the Stochastic is moving in low ranges. The ADX is showing sell signal. The price is below the Ichimoku Cloud and the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen are both showing a downward trend.
Short positions are recommended towards 1.26200.

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