GBP/CAD Up 11 Pips On Hourly Chart; Came Into Today Down For the 2nd Day In A Row

Hourly Update

(Last Updated September 30, 2021 21:36 GMT)

At the moment, GBPCAD’s rate is up 11 pips (0.06%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down. As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend 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 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 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 41 pips (0.24%) since the previous day (opening today near 1.71273), marking the 2nd day in a row a decrease has occurred. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPCAD ended up ranking 26th for the day in terms of price change. Below is a price chart of GBPCAD.

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GBPCAD Technical Analysis

Coming into today 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 150.9 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 90 day timeframe, where price is headed up. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 14 days GBPCAD’s price has gone down 8 them.