Stock rally underpinning USD/JPY

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The Nikkei is in the midst of a big rebound. Futures are up 500 points after a 844 point drop yesterday.

At the same time, the S&P 500 continues to climb and is up 1.2% to 1631. Yesterday’s losses have been completely erased.

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  1. Hi Adam,

    Would that explain why EURUSD and AUDUSD are staying close to highs?

  2. i think all the pairs are, i’ve been wondering why the USD/JPY was stuck in an overbought territory for about a couple hours in the 5 min chart, so Mr Adam just got the answer, thank you :)

  3. Will interesting to see how we close and levels

  4. I think USD/JPY (now @94.82) will have a small rally and it will roll over after that. USD/JPY will at least test the yesterday’s low 93.78. There are no bottoming signs in place, and my buy level is 93.08. If the pair rebounds from the yesterday’s lows, that will be a sign of the bottom.


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