GBP/JPY Down 36 Pips On Hourly Chart, 5 Day Up Streak Snapped; Pin Bar Pattern Appearing on Chart

Hourly Update

(Last Updated June 23, 2022 1:41 GMT)

Currently, GBPJPY’s rate is down -36.4 pips (-0.22%) from the hour prior. GBPJPY has seen its price go down 5 out of the past 5 hours, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bears. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend 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)

GBPJPY, which opened today priced near 166.50552312, is down 69 pips 0.42% since yesterday, marking a reversal from the day prior — and the end of a 5 day positive run. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPJPY ended up ranking 28th for the day in terms of price change. Below is a price chart of GBPJPY.


GBPJPY Technical Analysis

Coming into today the current price of GBPJPY is sitting close to its 20 and 50 day moving averages; moving average crosses often indicate a change in momentum, so this may be worth keeping an eye on. 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. Price action traders in particular will want to note that the 14 day period appears to show price forming a base; this could indicate that a support/resistance level is developing. For additional context, note that price has gone up 8 out of the past 14 days. Also, candlestick traders! Note we see pin bar pattern appearing here as well.