GBPAUD Down 11 Pips Over Past Hour; Eyes 200 Day Average

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 15, 2021 23:18 GMT)

At the moment, GBPAUD’s rate is down -11 pips (-0.06%) from the hour prior. It’s been a feast for bears operating on an hourly timeframe, as GBPAUD has now gone down 4 of the past 5 hours. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 20 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on GBPAUD. Given that we see an uptrend on the 20 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting. 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.

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 1.84313, down 88 pips (0.47%) since the previous day. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPAUD gave its buyers a return that ranked 30th in terms of percentage change since the previous day. Here is a price chart of GBPAUD.

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GBPAUD Technical Analysis

Notably, GBPAUD is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day moving averages, which may act as price barrier for the asset. 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 200 day average, which is 47.1 pips away. It should be noted, though, the 100 day simple moving average turned downwards, which may be a bearish sign. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 14 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving down. For additional context, note that price has gone up 8 out of the past 14 days.