USD/JPY is attempting a minor recovery from early Asian session lows of 103.13, currently trading around 103.36.
The Japanese Yen coming under pressure in the Asian session as the JGB sell-off and the resulting rise in the bond yield weighed.
All eyes now on the crucial non-farm payrolls data ahead of the FOMC meeting later in the month. NFP consensus - 180K, Prior - 255K.
Major trend for USD/JPY is definitely weaker. Only a positive surprise from NFP today could take the pair higher.
Supporting downside - Possible formation, Stochs at overbought, below zero, weak major trend, capped below 55&110 EMAs.
Supporting upside - Strength in at 58, no rollover from o/b zone in Stochs seen, is biased higher.
Major resistance levels - 104.45 (61.8% Fib & ), 105, 105.80 (110-EMA).
Major support levels - 103, 102.97 (5-DMA), 102.58 (38.2% Fib).
Go long on upbeat data, target 104.45/ 105/ 105.80.
On the flipside, short USD/JPY on NFP data miss, target 102.58/ 102/ 101.41/ 101