GBPCAD Up 14 Pips On Hourly Chart, 5 Day Up Streak Ended; Nears 100 and 200 Day Moving Averages

Hourly Update

(Last Updated July 14, 2021 0:20 GMT)

Currently, GBPCAD’s rate is up 14 pips (0.08%) 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. 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 GBPCAD. Given that we see downtrend on the 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)

After 5 up days, GBPCAD snaps its streak, falling 1 pips (0%) over the past day to close at an exchange rate of 1.72972. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPCAD gave its buyers a return that ranked 23rd in terms of percentage change since yesterday. Let’s take a look at 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 averages, located at 1.7175, 1.7124, 1.7254 and 1.7277 respectively, and thus may be at a key juncture along those timeframes. 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 200 day average, which is 20.6 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. It should be noted, though, that a trend in the opposite direction, going down, exists on the 90 day timeframe. For additional context, note that price has gone up 8 out of the past 14 days.