GBPNZD Up 16 Pips in Last Hour, 2 Day Up Streak Ended; Nears 20, 50 and 100 Day Moving Averages

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 19, 2020 10:18 GMT)

At the time of this writing, GBPNZD’s rate is up 16 pips (0.08%) from the hour prior. GBPNZD has seen its price go up 4 out of the past 5 hours, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bulls. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 50 hour timeframe. Of note is that the 50 hour changed directions on GBPNZD; it is now pointing up. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

GBPNZD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

The back and forth price flow continues for GBPNZD, which started today off at 1.95479, down 7 pips 0.03% from yesterday. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPNZD gave its buyers a return that ranked 23rd in terms of percentage change since yesterday. Let’s take a look at price chart of GBPNZD.

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GBPNZD Technical Analysis

Notably, GBPNZD is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day averages, located at 1.9486, 1.962, 1.9495 and 1.9898 respectively, and thus may be at a key juncture along those timeframes. 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 100 day average, which is 53 pips away. Volatility for GBPNZD 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 up over that time. For additional context, note that price has gone up 16 out of the past 30 days. Oh, and one last thing: if you trade off of candlesticks, note that we’re seeing doji and pin bar patterns appearing here.