GBPCAD Down 3 Pips in Last Hour, Came Into Today Down For the 3rd Consecutive Day; in a Downtrend Over Past 30 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 12, 2021 0:20 GMT)

At the time of this writing, GBPCAD’s rate is down -3 pips (-0.02%) from the hour prior. GBPCAD has seen its price go down 4 out of the past 5 hours, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bears. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 100 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on GBPCAD. Given that we see downtrend 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.

GBPCAD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

GBPCAD is down 98 pips (0.58%) since yesterday (opening today near 1.6988), marking the 3rd consecutive day it has gone down. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPCAD ended up ranking 36th for the day in terms of price change. The price chart of GBPCAD below illustrates.

GBPCAD

GBPCAD Technical Analysis

Notably, GBPCAD 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 100 day average, which is 290.5 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. For additional context, note that price has gone down 6 out of the past 10 days.