GBPAUD Down 10 Pips in Last Hour, 3 Day Up Streak Ended; Price Base in Formation Over Past 90 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated November 23, 2020 2:18 GMT)

Currently, GBPAUD’s rate is down -10 pips (-0.05%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move up. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 100 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 10 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting. Most noteworthy in the world of moving averages on the hourly chart is that the 20 and 50 hour moving averages have been crossed, with price now being below them. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a bearishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bearish alignment — meaning the shorter duration moving averages are below the longer duration averages, implying a stable downward trend.

GBPAUD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

After 3 up days, GBPAUD snaps its streak, falling 1 pips (0%) over the past day to close at an exchange rate of 1.81814. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPAUD ranked 25th the previous day in terms of percentage price change. Here is a price chart of GBPAUD.


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 14.4 pips away. Price action traders in particular will want to note that the 90 day period appears to show price forming a base; this could indicate that a support/resistance level is developing. For additional context, note that price has gone up 5 out of the past 10 days. Oh, and one last thing: if you trade off of candlesticks, note that we’re seeing pin bar pattern appearing here.