GBP/CHF Down 3 Pips in Last Hour, Makes Big Move Relative to Two Week Trend; Breaks Above 20 Day Average

Hourly Update

(Last Updated July 19, 2022 1:40 GMT)

Currently, GBPCHF’s rate is down -3 pips (-0.03%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved up. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 50 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on GBPCHF. 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. With that said, traders should also note the downtrend on the 20 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.

GBPCHF End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

The choppiness in the recent daily price action of GBPCHF continues; to start today, it came in at a price of 1.167921312, up 96 pips (0.83%) since yesterday. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPCHF ranked 4th yesterday in terms of percentage price change. Below is a price chart of GBPCHF.

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GBPCHF Technical Analysis

Notably, GBPCHF crossed above its 20 day moving average yesterday. Volatility for GBPCHF has been contracting over the past two weeks relative to volatility over the past month. Whether volatility reverts will be something to watch. The clearest trend exists on the 30 day timeframe, which shows price moving down over that time. For additional context, note that price has gone down 6 out of the past 10 days.