Technical Update - Rebound time in USDJPY, EURJPY, AUDJPY and GBPJPY? Technical Update - Rebound time in USDJPY, EURJPY, AUDJPY and GBPJPY? Technical Update - Rebound time in USDJPY, EURJPY, AUDJPY and GBPJPY?

Technical Update - Rebound time in USDJPY, EURJPY, AUDJPY and GBPJPY?

Forex 4 minutes to read
Kim Cramer Larsson

Technical Analyst, Saxo Bank Group

Summary:  JPY pairs seem to be in rebound mode after heavy selling past couple of weeks. RSI indicator is support bearish move exhaustion
However, USDJPY seems to be the heavier of the JPY pairs where AUDJPY seems the pair more likely to be reversing to bullish trend.
EURJPY and GBPJPY could be caught range bound with high volatility for the rest of the year.
Here are the key levels to look out for

USDJPY has now failed 3 times to close below key support at around 141.70 and could be set for a minor rebound possibly up to the 0.618 retracement at 144.44 or 0.786 retracement at 145.38.

However, the trend is still bearish and will remain so until USDJPY is breaking above 146.60.
The declining 55 and 100 Daily Moving Averages are indicating underlying bearish trend and are adding to the overhead resistance

RSI is also in negative sentiment and with no divergence indicating USDJPY could resume downtrend a make new low below 141.70.

If USDJPY does in fact close below 141.70 a push towards 138 level would be in the cards

Source all charts and data: Saxo Group

EURJPY having bounced from the 200 DMA several times now the cross could rebound further towards resistance at around 157.70 resistance. A close above 157.70 could give energy to the 0.618 retracement at 159.67. The divergence on RSI is supporting the rebound scenario.
If RSI is closing above its upper falling trendline it would further support the rebound

Key strong support at around 153.00 could be tested if EURJPY is trading back below the 200 Moving Average

AUDJPY is bouncing strongly off the rising trendline. Several time sellers have pushed AUDJPY below, but the cross has closed above every single time illustrating bullish strength.

RSI divergence is supporting the rebound scenario that could take AUDJPY to test the key resistance at 96,10.

A break above 96.10 could fuel further upside to the 0.618 retracement at 96.69 possibly up to the 0.786 retracement at 97.50.
A close below 94.60 and the down trend will resume towards 93.58 support

GBPJPY has now bounced twice from strong support level around 178 and the 200 Moving Average.
During the selling pressure over the past couple of weeks divergence on the RSI has formed indicating exhaustion of the bearish move.

Further rebound is in the cards. A break above 181.75 is likely to fuel a rally towards 183.60-184.30.
A close above 184.32 will confirm GBPJPY bullish trend

RSI divergence is supporting the rebound scenario, However, a break back below 180 could see the pair once a gain moving towards the 178 level


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