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Forex: USD/JPY broken 99.00 the figure

FXstreet.com (London) - USD/JPY has peeped up over 99.00 the figure yet again, and is currently holding above the last resistance at 99.15 at the time of this writing.

This could be significant as it looks to be denying the descending trend line, having failed to keep those levels yesterday and closing some way below, finding support in the daily S1. The pair is finding resistance at May 7th high now and will likely push on through to find further resistance at 99.40. A close above the May 6th 99.43 resistance may open up excuses for traders to test the April 11th high yet again for a go at the figure.

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