•102.36 was tested earlier in resistance and is a weak line
•101.20 is providing support
•Current range: 101.20 to 102.36
The Japanese yen continues to have a quiet week and has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is currently trading at the 102 line. On the release front, Japanese Preliminary Machine Tool Orders posted another sharp decline. Later in the day, Japan releases the Producer Price Index, which measures inflation in the manufacturing sector. The markets are braced for a sharp decline of 4.0%. In the US, there are no major events on the schedule. Preliminary Unit Labor Costs declined 0.5%, while Preliminary Nonfarm Productivity posted a gain of 2.0%.