GBPNZD Up 13 Pips Over Past Hour, Breaks Above 50 Day Average; in an Uptrend Over Past 14 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 13, 2020 2:19 GMT)

At the time of this writing, GBPNZD’s rate is up 13 pips (0.07%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved down. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 20 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 1.9653, up 104 pips 0.53% from yesterday. Out of the 40 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPNZD ended up ranking 3rd for the day in terms of price change. Let’s take a look at price chart of GBPNZD.

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GBPNZD Technical Analysis

Moving average crossovers are always interesting, so let’s start there: GBPNZD crossed above its 50 day moving average yesterday. 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 50 day average, which is 17.2 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 14 day timeframe, which shows price moving up over that time. Also of note is that on a 30 day basis price appears to be forming a base — which could the stage for it being a support/resistance level going forward. For additional context, note that price has gone up 15 out of the past 30 days.