GBPAUD Up 4 Pips Over Past Hour, Entered Today Up For the 3rd Consecutive Day; in an Uptrend Over Past 30 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated February 17, 2021 23:20 GMT)

At the time of this writing, GBPAUD’s rate is up 4 pips (0.02%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved down. As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 100 hour timeframe. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

GBPAUD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

GBPAUD is up 83 pips (0.46%) since the day prior (opening today near 1.79476), marking the 3rd consecutive day it has gone up. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPAUD ended up ranking 9th for the day in terms of price change. Here is a price chart of GBPAUD.

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GBPAUD Technical Analysis

Coming into today GBPAUD is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day averages, located at 1.7842, 1.7759, 1.7965 and 1.8071 respectively, and thus may be at a key juncture along those timeframes. 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 100 day average, which is 17.2 pips away. Volatility for GBPAUD has been contracting over the past two weeks relative to volatility over the past month. Whether volatility reverts will be something to watch. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 30 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving up. It should be noted, though, that a trend in the opposite direction, going down, exists on the 90 day timeframe. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 30 days GBPAUD’s price has gone up 20 them.