EUR/CAD Up 13 Pips Over Past Hour, Eyes 20 Day Average; Pin Bar Pattern Appearing on Chart

Hourly Update

(Last Updated December 29, 2021 1:43 GMT)

At the time of this writing, EURCAD’s rate is up 13 pips (0.09%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 50 hour timeframe. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

EURCAD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

A moment of silence, please, for the end of EURCAD’s 5 day down streak; price ended the day prior up 9 pips (0.06%) to finish the day at a rate of 1.44982. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, EURCAD ranked 9th the day prior in terms of percentage price change. Here is a price chart of EURCAD.

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EURCAD Technical Analysis

Notably, the current price of EURCAD is sitting close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day moving averages; moving average crosses often indicate a change in momentum, so this may be worth keeping an eye on. As for the alignment of the moving averages, well, it’s a bit mixed up; the 20, 50, 100, and 200 do not progress from largest to smallest, or vice versa. The closest is the 20 day average, which is 29.2 pips away. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 90 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving down. It should be noted, though, that a trend in the opposite direction, going up, exists on the 30 day timeframe. For additional context, note that price has gone down 6 out of the past 10 days. And for candlestick traders, a special treat: there is a pin bar pattern showing up on the charts as well. Rejoice!

The View From Around the Web

Not much in terms quality buy/sell signals we’re seeing for EURCAD; just 1 sell signals and 3 buy signals. This imputes a buy/sell ratio of 3, which is bullish. Here’s a piece we found on tradingview.com; below is a short snippet from it to give you a taste.

The Euro / Canadian Dollar denotes how many Canadian Dollars are needed to purchase one Euro. Crude oil is one of Canada’s largest exports and as such, tends to be sensitive to fluctuations in crude oil prices and global growth expectations. The Eurozone is the largest monetary union in the world and one of the most popularly traded currencies in FX. Throughout history there have been numerous times the euro has been used as a funding currency during times of global economic uncertainty. The EUR/CAD typically has a slightly higher average true range than the majors, offering more opportunities to intra-day traders & swing traders alike.