USDTRY Down 101 Pips On Hourly Chart, Underperforms All Forex; 2 Day Up Streak Snapped

Hourly Update

(Last Updated February 16, 2021 23:16 GMT)

At the moment, USDTRY’s rate is down -1.01 pips (-0.14%) from the hour prior. The hourly chart shows that USDTRY has seen 2 straight down hours. As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 100 hour timeframe. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a bullishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bullish alignment — meaning the shorter durations are above the longer duration averages, implying a sound upward trend.

USDTRY End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

The choppiness in the recent daily price action of USDTRY continues; to start today, it came in at a price of 6.9584, down 757 pips (1.08%) since yesterday. On a relative basis, USDTRY was the worst performer out of all 39 of the assets in the Forex asset class. Here is a price chart of USDTRY.

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USDTRY Technical Analysis

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 2160.8 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 down. For additional context, note that price has gone down 9 out of the past 14 days.