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The USD/JPY pair is up on broad dollar’s demand, approaching the 104.00 level, and could extend its gains to 104.70, FXStreet’s Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik reports.

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“The sentiment soured amid UK-related news, as Brexit-talks remain in limbo, while the UK announced tougher levels of restrictions amid a new strain of coronavirus that seems to be much more contagious.”

“Stocks are in free-fall, while US Treasury yields are also in retreat-mode, despite US Congress reached an agreement on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package that should be voted this Monday.”

“The USD/JPY pair is bullish in the near-term and could extend the current rally towards the 104.70 price zone.”