GBPAUD Down 5 Pips in Last Hour, 2 Day Down Streak Snapped; Nears 20 and 50 Day Moving Averages

Hourly Update

(Last Updated February 11, 2021 1:25 GMT)

Currently, GBPAUD’s rate is down -5 pips (-0.03%) 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 50 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)

The back and forth price flow continues for GBPAUD, which started today off at 1.7845, up 9 pips 0.05% from the day prior. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPAUD gave its buyers a return that ranked 15th in terms of percentage change since the day prior. Let’s take a look at price chart of GBPAUD.

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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 60.7 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. Interestingly, a trend in the other direction exists on the 90 day timeframe, where price is headed down. For additional context, note that price has gone up 6 out of the past 10 days. Also, candlestick traders! Note we see pin bar pattern appearing here as well.