Yellen’s hawkish comments delivered last Friday increased June Fed hike bets and continue to support upside in the pair.
Upbeat Asian markets which rallied on positive risk-on sentiment also dented the Yen.
USD/JPY hit multi-week highs above the 111 handle, but has since pared some gains to currently trade around 110.94.
US markets remain closed on a Memorial Day holiday and traders likely to track sentiment across markets amidst low volumes.
US payrolls data due later this week shall be a major risk event for the pair.
On the technical side, the pair has broken its consolidation phase and has show a clear breakout above major at 110.50-60.
Technical indicators on weekly charts support upside in the pair, gains upto 111.80 likely.
Further bullishness could see test of 112 and then 113.30 (38..2% Fib of June 2015 to May 2016 fall).
Upside finds resistance at 111.758 ( Mar 18th and Apr 27th), 112 and the 113.30 (38.2% Fib).
Supports are located at 110.41 (55-EMA), 110.34 (23.6% Fib) and then 110.20 (5-DMA).
Good to go long on dips around 110.80/90, SL: 110.30, TP: 111.75/112/113/113.30