FXstreet.com (Córdoba) - Greenback rose against the Yen after the release of jobless claims and durable goods orders. USD/JPY jumped from 91.45 to 91.65 and extended the recovery after falling during the Asian session. The pair bottomed at 91.09 and currently trades at 91.55/60, 0.06% below today's opening price.

To the upside the next resistance lies at 91.75/85 (Dec 22 / 23 highs) and above at 92.30 (Oct 27 high). Support could be located at 91.35 and below at 91.10/00 (intra-day low) and 90.80 (Dec 4 low).

U.S. jobless claims data, showed a drop by 28K to 452K in the week of December 19, beating market expectations of a decline by about 9K to 471K.

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