GBP/AUD Up 13 Pips Over Past Hour, Crosses 20 and 50 Day Moving Averages; in a Downtrend Over Past 14 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated July 13, 2022 1:40 GMT)

At the moment, GBPAUD’s rate is up 13 pips (0.07%) from the hour prior. It’s been a feast for bulls operating on an hourly timeframe, as GBPAUD has now gone up 4 of the past 5 hours. 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. With that said, traders should also note the downtrend on the 10 hourly candle timeframe, so the meaning of the candles may require further exploration. 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 1.75914, down 60 pips (0.34%) since the previous day. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPAUD ended up ranking 31st for the day in terms of price change. The price chart of GBPAUD below illustrates.

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GBPAUD Technical Analysis

Notably, GBPAUD crossed below its 20 and 50 day moving averages yesterday. 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 50 day average, which is 3 pips away. 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. Interestingly, a trend in the other direction exists on the 30 day timeframe, where price is headed up. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 14 days GBPAUD’s price has gone down 10 them.