GBP/CHF Up 11 Pips Over Past Hour, Makes Big Move Relative to Two Week Trend; 2 Day Up Streak Snapped

Hourly Update

(Last Updated July 12, 2022 1:41 GMT)

At the moment, GBPCHF’s rate is up 11 pips (0.09%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 20 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 10 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 1.169110405, down 51 pips (0.43%) since yesterday. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPCHF ended up ranking 23rd for the day in terms of price change. The price chart of GBPCHF below illustrates.

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GBPCHF Technical Analysis

Coming into today the current price of GBPCHF is sitting close to its 20 day moving averages; moving average crosses often indicate a change in momentum, so this may be worth keeping an eye on. 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 9 out of the past 14 days.