GBP/JPY Down 0 Pips in Last Hour, 2 Day Down Streak Ended; in a Downtrend Over Past 14 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated September 23, 2021 2:4 GMT)

Currently, GBPJPY’s rate is down -0.2 pips (0%) from the hour prior. It’s been a feast for bears operating on an hourly timeframe, as GBPJPY has now gone down 4 of the past 5 hours. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 100 hour timeframe. 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.

GBPJPY End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

The choppiness in the recent daily price action of GBPJPY continues; to start today, it came in at a price of 149.53012171, up 46 pips (0.31%) since the day prior. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPJPY ranked 11th the day prior in terms of percentage price change. Let’s take a look at price chart of GBPJPY.

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GBPJPY Technical Analysis

The first thing we should note is that GBPJPY 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 20 day average, which is 183.1 pips away. The clearest trend exists on the 14 day timeframe, which shows price moving down over that time. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 14 days GBPJPY’s price has gone up 6 them.