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Forex: USD/JPY surges past resistance to test 96.00 level

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The USD/JPY has streamed higher following the decision of the Fed earlier today. Having jumped on the news of steadied interest rates, the pair surged to session highs at 96.07. At the time of writing the cross is testing the 96.00 level Wednesday, having already climbed +0.91%.

After breaking through calculated resistance at 95.53, Mataf.net analysts cite the next resistances at 96.15 onto 96.56. On the downside, an easing in the USD/JPY will lead to supportive structures at 94.51, ahead of 94.10 and 93.48.

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