(Last Updated October 6, 2020 2:17 GMT)
At the moment, GBPCAD’s rate is down -4 pips (-0.02%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved up. As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 50 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on GBPCAD. Given that we see an uptrend on the 20 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting. Of note is that the 100 hour changed directions on GBPCAD; it is now pointing up. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a bearishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bearish alignment — meaning the shorter duration moving averages are below the longer duration averages, implying a stable downward trend.
GBPCAD End of Day Recap
Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)
The back and forth price flow continues for GBPCAD, which started today off at 1.72031, down 5 pips 0.03% from the previous day. Out of the 40 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPCAD ended up ranking 27th for the day in terms of price change. Below is a price chart of GBPCAD.
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 200 day average, which is 13.8 pips away. It should be noted, though, the 50 day simple moving average turned downwards, which may be a bearish sign. Volatility for GBPCAD has been contracting over the past two weeks relative to volatility over the past month. Whether volatility reverts will be something to watch. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 14 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving up. Interestingly, a trend in the other direction exists on the 30 day timeframe, where price is headed down. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 10 days GBPCAD’s price has gone up 5 them. And for candlestick traders, a special treat: there is a pin bar pattern showing up on the charts as well. Rejoice!
The View From Around the Web
We’re seeing some traders come out with interesting conviction on GBPCAD, with 1 buy signals on our radar and 4 sell signals. This imputes a buy/sell ratio of 0.25, which is bearish. Here’s a piece we found on tradingview.com; below is a short snippet from it to give you a taste.
Price failed to continue lower last week, BUY retracement has given us a better opportunity to join the move lower..