GBPUSD Up 10 Pips Over Past Hour; Moves Up For the 3rd Day In A Row

Hourly Update

(Last Updated January 1, 2021 3:21 GMT)

Currently, GBPUSD’s rate is up 10 pips (0.08%) from the hour prior. This is the 2nd hour in a row GBPUSD has seen its price head up. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 100 hour timeframe. 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.

GBPUSD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

GBPUSD is up 32 pips (0.23%) since the previous day (opening today near 1.36561), marking the 3rd day in a row an increase has occurred. Compared to its peers in the Forex, GBPUSD gave its buyers a return that ranked 17th in terms of percentage change since the previous day. Below is a 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 day averages, located at 1.3446 respectively, and thus may be at a key juncture along those timeframes. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 90 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving up. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 14 days GBPUSD’s price has gone up 9 them.