USD/JPY Mid-Day Outlook

Daily Pivots: (S1) 108.59; (P) 108.98; (R1) 109.60; More…

Intraday bias in USD/JPY remains neutral at this point. On the upside, break of 109.70 will retain near term bullishness and turn bias to the upside for 111.71/112.22 resistance zone. On the downside, decisive break of 106.75 support should confirm completion of rebound from 101.18, after failing 112.22 key resistance. Intraday bias will be turned back to the downside for retesting 101.18 low.

In the bigger picture, at this point, whole decline from 118.65 (Dec 2016) continues to display a corrective look, with well channeling. There is no clear sign of completion yet. Break of 101.18 will target 98.97 (2016 low). Meanwhile, sustained break of 112.22 should confirm completion of the decline and turn outlook bullish for 118.65 and above.