(Last Updated April 2, 2021 23:20 GMT)
At the moment, GBPAUD’s rate is up 10 pips (0.06%) 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 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 and 10 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 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 12 pips (0.06%) since the day prior (opening today near 1.81621), marking the 3rd consecutive day an increase has occurred. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPAUD ranked 24th the day prior in terms of percentage price change. The price chart of GBPAUD below illustrates.
GBPAUD Technical Analysis
Notably, 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 160.3 pips away. It should be noted, though, the 100 day simple moving average turned upwards, which may be a bullish 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 up. For additional context, note that price has gone up 18 out of the past 30 days.