James Kim@Saxo
James Kim, sales trader at Saxo Capital Markets Australia, examines trading strategies during week 43 in a technical analysis of charts for forex, indices and commodities.
Day trade
Trade view / 09 June 2016 at 6:02 GMT

Temporary bounces look likely for USDJPY

partner and technical analyst / 3 c analysis
United Kingdom

This week’s signals have pointed to staying short and selling the rally. This is so far proving correct as initial gains of almost 1½ Big Figs have been mostly given up.

Although this is negative, bears are likely to remain cautious with prices testing May’s more than 1½ year low at ¥105.53 and bounces are likely. These should be temporary though, and signals for today point to staying short and selling into any strength.

Management and risk description

Allow room to sell rally and lower stop to entry if the first target is met.


Entry: market and ¥106.98, today's open in Asia.

Stop: ¥107.39, yesterday's high.

Target: ¥106.00 and ¥105.53, this year's base.

Time horizon: Today only.

USDJPY 8 hourly - recovery to losses

USDJPY Weekly - 200 week average

USDJPY Quarterly - lower highs

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— Edited by Robert Ryan

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