USDCAD Up 12 Pips On Hourly Chart; in an Uptrend Over Past 30 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated July 14, 2021 0:11 GMT)

At the moment, USDCAD’s rate is up 12 pips (0.1%) from the hour prior. USDCAD has seen its price go down 4 out of the past 5 hours, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bears. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 100 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on USDCAD. Given that we see an uptrend 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.

USDCAD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

The back and forth price flow continues for USDCAD, which started today off at 1.24567, up 6 pips 0.05% from the previous day. Compared to its peers in the Forex, USDCAD gave its buyers a return that ranked 16th in terms of percentage change since the previous day. The price chart of USDCAD below illustrates.

USDCAD

USDCAD Technical Analysis

The first thing we should note is that USDCAD is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day averages, located at 1.2372, 1.2215, 1.2375 and 1.2645 respectively, and thus may be at a key juncture along those timeframes. 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 81.8 pips away. The clearest trend exists on the 30 day timeframe, which shows price moving up over that time. It should be noted, though, that a trend in the opposite direction, going down, exists on the 90 day timeframe. For additional context, note that price has gone up 7 out of the past 10 days.