For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.28% against the JPY and closed at 107.52.

Data showed that Japan’s preliminary machine tool orders plunged 37.1% on an annual basis in August, following a drop of 33.0% in the previous month.

In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 107.68, with the USD trading 0.15% higher against the JPY from yesterday’s close.

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The pair is expected to find support at 107.35, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 107.02. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 107.85, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 108.02.

Going ahead, investors would keep an eye on Japan’s machine orders for July, slated to release overnight.

The currency pair is trading above its 20 Hr and 50 Hr moving averages.


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