NZDJPY Down 18 Pips in Last Hour; is Inching Close to 20 and 100 Day Averages

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 8, 2020 2:20 GMT)

At the moment, NZDJPY’s rate is down -1800 pips (-0.26%) from the hour prior. It’s been a feast for bears operating on an hourly timeframe, as NZDJPY has now gone down 4 of the past 5 hours. As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 50 hour timeframe. Of note is that the 20 hour changed directions on NZDJPY; it is now pointing down. 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.

NZDJPY End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

NZDJPY entered today at 69.676, up 17 pips (0.24%) from the previous day. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, NZDJPY ranked 18th the previous day in terms of percentage price change. The price chart of NZDJPY below illustrates.

NZDJPY

NZDJPY Technical Analysis

Coming into today the current price of NZDJPY is sitting close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day moving averages; moving average crosses often indicate a change in momentum, so this may be worth keeping an eye on. 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 6.4 pips away. The clearest trend exists on the 30 day timeframe, which shows price moving down over that time. For additional context, note that price has gone up 7 out of the past 10 days.