The most active trading sessions for the USD/JPY take place in Tokyo, London and New York. Day traders look mostly to the London and New York sessions but those trading wishing to trade on the Asian markets can do so between 2400 GMT - 0900 GMT.
USD/JPY has traditionally been the most politically sensitive currency pair, with successive U.S. governments using the exchange rate as a lever in trade negotiations with Japan. For day-to-day trading, the most significant feature of USD/JPY is the heavy influence exerted by Japanese institutional investors and asset managers.
The USD/JPY has recently dipped below 101.00. Read the Daily Forex USD to Japanese Yen forecast and get access to the most up-to-date statistics, analyses and economic events regarding the USD/JPY.
Five trading sessions in a row was enough to push the price of the US dollar against the Japanese yen to the 109.53 support level, the lowest in a month, and closed last week's trading around the 110.25 level.
For three trading sessions in a row, the price of the USD/JPY currency pair is subjected to correctional selling after its strong gains recently, reaching the resistance level 111.66, its highest since March 2020.
For the second day in a row, the price of the USD/JPY currency pair is returning to the upward correction in its last track, stable around the resistance level 111.26, the highest since March of the year 2020.