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The USD/JPY pair hit 110.38, a fresh one-year high, as government bond yields resumed their advances, trading also a fresh one-year high. In the view of FXStreet’s Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik, USD/JPY is set to continue rallying.

See:  USD/JPY to hit new highs fueled by rising long-term US yields – MUFG

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“Japan published the February Unemployment Rate, which remained at 2.9%, better than the 3.0% expected. Also, Large Retailer Sales declined by less than anticipated, down by 4.7% in February.”  

“The US will publish some minor figures and CB Consumer Confidence, foreseen at 96.9 in March from 91.3 in the previous month.”

“The USD/JPY pair could resume its advance once above 110.40, now the immediate resistance level.”