NZDJPY Up 3 Pips Over Past Hour, 2 Day Up Streak Ended; Breaks Below 20 and 100 Day Averages

Hourly Update

(Last Updated September 30, 2021 2:21 GMT)

At the time of this writing, NZDJPY’s rate is up 300 pips (0.04%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 20 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on NZDJPY. Given that we see downtrend on the 20 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting. 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.

NZDJPY End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

NZDJPY entered today at 77.56928012, down 41 pips (0.53%) from yesterday. Compared to its peers in the Forex, NZDJPY gave its buyers a return that ranked 33rd in terms of percentage change since yesterday. The price chart of NZDJPY below illustrates.

NZDJPY

NZDJPY Technical Analysis

Moving average crossovers are always interesting, so let’s start there: NZDJPY crossed below its 20 and 100 day moving averages 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 100 day average, which is 7.6 pips away. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 30 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 NZDJPY’s price has gone down 9 them.