GBPAUD Up 12 Pips in Last Hour; is Inching Close to 20, 50 and 200 Day Averages

Hourly Update

(Last Updated April 8, 2021 3:20 GMT)

At the moment, GBPAUD’s rate is up 12 pips (0.07%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved down. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 50 hour timeframe. Regarding moving averages, it should first be noted that price has crossed the 20 hour moving average, resulting in them with price now being above it. 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)

The choppiness in the recent daily price action of GBPAUD continues; to start today, it came in at a price of 1.80462, up 2 pips (0.01%) since yesterday. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPAUD gave its buyers a return that ranked 19th in terms of percentage change since yesterday. Here is a price chart of GBPAUD.

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GBPAUD Technical Analysis

The first thing we should note is that the current price of GBPAUD 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 8.3 pips away. 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. For additional context, note that price has gone up 9 out of the past 14 days.