GBP/USD Down 3 Pips Over Past Hour, 3 Day Down Streak Snapped; Eyes 20 Day Average

Hourly Update

(Last Updated September 24, 2021 1:50 GMT)

Currently, GBPUSD’s rate is down -3 pips (-0.02%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved up. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 50 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.

GBPUSD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

GBPUSD, which opened today priced near 1.37273, is up 111 pips 0.82% since yesterday, marking a reversal from the day prior — and the end of a 3 day negative run. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPUSD ended up ranking 11th for the day in terms of price change. Let’s take a look at price chart of GBPUSD.

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GBPUSD Technical Analysis

The first thing we should note is that GBPUSD is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day moving averages, which may act as price barrier for the asset. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 14 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving down. 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. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 10 days GBPUSD’s price has gone down 6 them.