Yet another classical technical view on USDJPY as it comes out of the classical 200 Moving average (110.20) with a short covering. The Interesting part is that so far 7 attempts had made to close above 200MA since May 2018 all ends in vain. However current short-covering in USDJPY started with the speech of Peter Navarro, “one of President Donald Trump’s top trade advisors, said the market was overreacting to fears the administration would restrict foreign investment as part of its trade actions against China and other countries,” according to CNBC.
Trading sentiment on the Daily charts turned positive. Responsive Coppock the bull market indicator is holding with an increased positive slope. which brings the anticipation towards a high probable sustained momentum.
USD Monthly Charts
Monthly RSI Momentum indicator is holding positive for the last two months and the USDJPY monthly sentiment went extreme during APR 2018. And the monthly sentiment is likely to hold positive as long as 109 levels are likely to protect on the downside.
USDJPY Yearly Profile
USDJPY Point of Control for the year 2018 is around 109.35. Also during Feb 2018 and Mar 2018 USDJPY dipped below the 2017 year low but failed to hold below that. It is a failed breakout so far which has the higher potential for a short covering rally in USDJPY towards the 2017 year high 118.60 or even higher