GBPJPY Down 17 Pips in Last Hour, Moves Up For the 7th Consecutive Day; in an Uptrend Over Past 14 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 15, 2021 23:19 GMT)

Currently, GBPJPY’s rate is down -16.9 pips (-0.11%) 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 100 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on GBPJPY. 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. 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 is up 76 pips (0.49%) since the day prior (opening today near 155.6352308), marking the 7th consecutive day an increase has occurred. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPJPY gave its buyers a return that ranked 12th in terms of percentage change since the day prior. The price chart of GBPJPY below illustrates.

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GBPJPY Technical Analysis

Notably, the current price of GBPJPY is sitting close to its 20, 100 and 200 day moving averages; moving average crosses often indicate a change in momentum, so this may be worth keeping an eye on. 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 356.3 pips away. 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. For additional context, note that price has gone up 11 out of the past 14 days.