USD/JPY Mid-Day Outlook

Daily Pivots: (S1) 110.93; (P) 111.23; (R1) 111.49; More…

Intraday bias in USD/JPY remains neutral at this point. On the downside, below 110.74 will extend the correction from 113.17 to 38.2% retracement of 104.62 to 113.17 at 109.90. But downside should be contained there to bring rebound. On the upside, break of 113.17 is needed to confirm rally resumption. Otherwise, we’d expect more consolidation in near term first.

In the bigger picture, corrective fall from 118.65 (2016 high) should have completed with three waves down to 104.62. Decisive break of 114.73 resistance will likely resume whole rally from 98.97 (2016 low) to 100% projection of 98.97 to 118.65 from 104.62 at 124.30, which is reasonably close to 125.85 (2015 high). This will stay as the preferred case as long as 109.36 support holds.