GBP/JPY is consolidating with bullish bias as markets await U.S. non-farm payrolls report. GBP/JPY is supported by positive GBP sentiment and aggressive BOJ monetary easing stance; demand from Japan importers. But GBP/JPY gains tempered by Japan exporter sales; subdued investor risk appetite; positions adjustment before weekend. Daily chart is positive-biased as MACD and stochastic are bullish, although latter is at overbought; five- and 15-day moving averages are rising.
Long positions above 144.75 with targets at 146.5 and 147.3 in extension.
R1 – 146.5
R2 – 147.3
R3 – 147.9
Sell below 144.75. Below 144.75 look for further downside with 144.25 and 143.35 as targets.
S1 – 144.25
S2 – 143.35
S3 – 142.75
The pair remains on the upside but should face a pull back as the RSI lacks upward momentum.
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