(Last Updated April 8, 2021 3:16 GMT)
At the time of this writing, USDTRY’s rate is up 0.19 pips (0.02%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down. As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 50 hour timeframe. Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on USDTRY. Given that we see an uptrend on the 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 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.
USDTRY End of Day Recap
Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)
USDTRY is up 44 pips (0.05%) since the day prior (opening today near 8.131), marking the 2nd day in a row an increase has occurred. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, USDTRY ended up ranking 16th for the day in terms of price change. Here is a price chart of USDTRY.
USDTRY Technical Analysis
The first thing we should note is that the current price of USDTRY is sitting close to its 20 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 1783.1 pips away. Volatility for USDTRY has been contracting over the past two weeks relative to volatility over the past month. Whether volatility reverts will be something to watch. 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. For additional context, note that price has gone up 6 out of the past 10 days. Oh, and one last thing: if you trade off of candlesticks, note that we’re seeing pin bar pattern appearing here.