GBPNZD Down 4 Pips in Last Hour, 3 Day Up Streak Broken; Pin Bar Pattern Appearing on Chart

Hourly Update

(Last Updated February 19, 2021 0:23 GMT)

Currently, GBPNZD’s rate is down -4 pips (-0.02%) from the hour prior. GBPNZD has seen its price go down 4 out of the past 5 hours, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bears. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 50 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on GBPNZD. 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. With that said, traders should also note the downtrend on the 20 hourly candle timeframe, so the meaning of the candles may require further exploration. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a bearishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bearish alignment — meaning the shorter duration moving averages are below the longer duration averages, implying a stable downward trend.

GBPNZD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

After 3 up days, GBPNZD snaps its streak, falling 38 pips (-0.2%) over the past day to close at an exchange rate of 1.92811. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPNZD ended up ranking 25th for the day in terms of price change. Here is a price chart of GBPNZD.

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GBPNZD Technical Analysis

The first thing we should note is that GBPNZD 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 200 day average, which is 93 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. It should be noted, though, that a trend in the opposite direction, going down, exists on the 90 day timeframe. For additional context, note that price has gone up 6 out of the past 10 days. And for candlestick traders, a special treat: there is a pin bar pattern showing up on the charts as well. Rejoice!