USD/CAD Up 4 Pips in Last Hour, 2 Day Up Streak Ended; in an Uptrend Over Past 14 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated July 15, 2021 1:56 GMT)

At the moment, USDCAD’s rate is up 4 pips (0.03%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved down. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 50 hour timeframe. 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 entered today at 1.2516, down 4 pips (0.03%) from yesterday. Relative to other instruments in the Forex asset class, USDCAD ranked 21st yesterday in terms of percentage price change. Below is a price chart of USDCAD.

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USDCAD Technical Analysis

Notably, the current price of USDCAD 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 20 day average, which is 115.4 pips away. It should be noted, though, the 100 day simple moving average turned upwards, which may be a bullish sign. 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. It should be noted, though, that a trend in the opposite direction, going down, exists on the 90 day timeframe. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 10 days USDCAD’s price has gone up 7 them.