The Japanese currency remains on a firm note on Tuesday, with USD/JPY coming down to test the key support at 113.00. USD/JPY attention to US data The demand for the safe haven JPY has been picking up pace in spite of the steady stance by the BoJ at its meeting early in the Asian session, somewhat offsetting a continuation of the bid tone surrounding the greenback. USD will remain under scrutiny later in the NA session in light of the release of February’s Retail Sales (-0.2% MoM exp.) followed by the NAHB index and the regional manufacturing gauge tracked by the NY Empire State index. USD/JPY levels to watch As of writing the pair is losing 0.64% at 113.04 and a breakdown of 112.14 (low Mar.1) would aim for 110.98 (low Feb.11) and finally 105.18 (monthly low Oct.2014). On the other hand, the next up barrier lines up at 114.56 (high Mar.3) ahead of 114.89 (high Feb.16) and then 115.09 (38.2% Fibo of 121.70-110.98). For more information, read our latest forex news.