FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - After it has been traded at the 97.65/90 the last two hours, the USD/JPY looks ready to launch a new assault to the 98.00 resistance level, currently, the pair is trading around the 97.85/95 band.

The previous USD/JPY rally after US NFP and unemployment data from the 96.70 passed the 98.00 but it was capped at 98.25 and rejected to the 97.55 level.

If the pair breaks the 98.00, it will go up to the 98.25 resistance and 98.50 before to launch a new attempt to take the 99.00 position.

In the downside, the pair could go down to the 97.50 support and below that, falls to the 97.00 and 96.50 important levels.