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Karen Jones, analyst at Commerzbank, explains that the USD/JPY pair remains under pressure following its recent key week reversal from the 112.46 2015-2019 downtrend but is seen to continue to near-term recover.

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“It has bounced from 109.02 near term and currently the rebound looks set to halt circa 110.71. Failure at 109.02 would push the late January low at 108.49 and the 50% retracement at 108.25 to the fore.”

“Further down sits the 107.27 61.8% Fibonacci retracement. Minor resistance comes in at the 110.84 April 10 low.”

“Above the 112.46 downtrend lies the 114.55 October 2018 high.”