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USD/JPY remains in range while tries to go beyond 108.80

FXStreet (San Francisco) - With a few exceptions, the USD/JPY has been trading in a 108.50/109.00 range since September 17 and today's trading the pair tested the lower side at 108.50 but it was contained and now it is attempting to recover prices above 108.75.

Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 108.75, down 0.13% on the day, having posted a daily high at 108.93 and low at 108.46. The hourly FXStreet OB/OS Index is showing neutral conditions, alongside the FXStreet Trend Index which is strongly bullish.

USD/JPY sentiment

Earlier in the day, the USD/JPY was trading down amid recent Abe’s comments on impact of weak yen for the regional economies. However the range contained the pair. According to Matt Bacon-Hall, the pair "needs a break of 108.45 or 108.80 to get things moving in the short term."

If the pair breaks above 108.80, it will face next resistances at 109.00 and 10920. On the downside, supports are at 108.50, 108.25 and 108.10.

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