USDZAR Down 359 Pips Over Past Hour; 2 Day Up Streak Broken

Hourly Update

(Last Updated October 19, 2020 10:15 GMT)

At the moment, USDZAR’s rate is down -359 pips (-0.22%) from the hour prior. This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move up. If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the hourly chart exists on the 20 hour timeframe. 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.

USDZAR End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

USDZAR entered today at 16.5377, down 914 pips (0.55%) from yesterday. Compared to its peers in the Forex, USDZAR gave its buyers a return that ranked 39th in terms of percentage change since yesterday. Below is a price chart of USDZAR.

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USDZAR Technical Analysis

The first thing we should note is that USDZAR is now close to its 20, 50, 100 and 200 day moving averages, which may act as price barrier for the asset. 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 1620.2 pips away. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 90 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving down. For additional context, note that price has gone up 5 out of the past 10 days.