USDCAD Down 0 Pips On Hourly Chart, Moves Down For the 2nd Day In A Row; Nears 100 Day Moving Average

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 15, 2021 1:11 GMT)

Currently, USDCAD’s rate is down 0 pips (0%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved up. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 50 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a pin bar 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. With that said, traders should also note the downtrend on the 10 hourly candle timeframe, so the meaning of the candles may require further exploration. 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)

USDCAD is down 31 pips (0.25%) since the day prior (opening today near 1.24415), marking the 2nd day in a row a decrease has occurred. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, USDCAD ended up ranking 31st for the day in terms of price change. The price chart of USDCAD below illustrates.

USDCAD

USDCAD Technical Analysis

Notably, USDCAD is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day averages, located at 1.2636, 1.2623, 1.2492 and 1.2508 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 51 pips away. The clearest trend exists on the 14 day timeframe, which shows price moving down over that time. Interestingly, a trend in the other direction exists on the 90 day timeframe, where price is headed up. For additional context, note that price has gone down 9 out of the past 14 days.