USDCAD Up 1 Pips On Hourly Chart, Crosses 20 Day Moving Average; in an Uptrend Over Past 90 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated September 16, 2021 2:11 GMT)

Currently, USDCAD’s rate is up 1 pips (0.01%) from the hour prior. The hourly chart shows that USDCAD has seen 2 straight up hours. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 20 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a pin bar candlestick pattern on USDCAD. Given that we see downtrend on the 20 and 10 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.

USDCAD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

The choppiness in the recent daily price action of USDCAD continues; to start today, it came in at a price of 1.26239, down 67 pips (0.53%) since the previous day. Compared to its peers in the Forex, USDCAD gave its buyers a return that ranked 36th in terms of percentage change since the previous day. Here is a price chart of USDCAD.

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USDCAD Technical Analysis

Notably, USDCAD crossed below its 20 day moving average 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 20 day average, which is 19.4 pips away. It should be noted, though, the 20 day simple moving average turned downwards, which may be a bearish sign. 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. For additional context, note that price has gone up 7 out of the past 14 days.