For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.13% against the JPY and closed at 108.89.
Data revealed that Japan’s preliminary machine tool orders tumbled 38.0% on a yearly basis in June, following a drop of 27.3% in the prior month.
In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 108.89, with the USD trading flat against the JPY from yesterday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 108.74, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 108.6. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 109.01, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 109.14.
The currency pair is showing convergence with its 20 Hr moving average and trading above its 50 Hr moving average.