Moving Averages Confirm the Trend Reversal For USD/JPY - Forex News by FX Leaders
The trend is bullish when MAs turn into support

Moving Averages Confirm the Trend Reversal For USD/JPY

Posted Thursday, March 4, 2021 by
Skerdian Meta • 1 min read

It seems like last year’s downtrend has ended for the USD/JPY. This pair was on a long-term bearish trend, which started in March last year and continued until early January this year. Safe haven currencies were attracting traders, due to the increased uncertainty, while the USD was on a long-term decline.

As a result, this pair fell around 9 cents, with moving averages pushing it down on the monthly chart, particularly the 100 SMA on the daily chart. But that moving average broke at the end of January, indicating a possible trend reversal.

Now the reversal has been confirmed and the bullish trend is official. The USD/JPY has broken above all moving averages on the daily chart, which have now turned into support. The 100 SMA (green) which was the ultimate resistance before, was broken, and the 20 SMA (gray) has turned into support for this pair on the daily chart.

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Skerdian Meta // Lead Analyst
Skerdian Meta Lead Analyst. Skerdian is a professional Forex trader and a market analyst. He has been actively engaged in market analysis for the past 11 years. Before becoming our head analyst, Skerdian served as a trader and market analyst in Saxo Bank's local branch, Aksioner. Skerdian specialized in experimenting with developing models and hands-on trading. Skerdian has a masters degree in finance and investment.
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