Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Markets Drop in Afternoon Amid Tech Firms’ Reversals
China’s mainland stock markets closed lower as tech firms walked back their earlier gains.
The Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.28 percent down at 3,106.82. The Shenzhen Component Index fell 0.47 percent to 10,988.77. The ChiNext Price Index, which tracks growth enterprises in Shenzhen, dropped 0.65 percent to 1,922.56.
Communications companies kept their cool amid the otherwise sliding markets with state-owned carrier China Unicom [SHA:600050] rising 4.57 percent. Liquor firms and brokerages suffered the biggest blows.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,002.31.
The projected upper bound is: 3,170.49.
The projected lower bound is: 3,048.41.
The projected closing price is: 3,109.45.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 29 white candles and 21 black candles for a net of 8 white candles.
Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 79.5644. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 0 period(s) ago.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 67.40. This is not a topping or bottoming area. However, the RSI just crossed below 70 from a topping formation. This is a bearish sign. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 0 period(s) ago.
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)
The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 91. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 4 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 26 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
SSE COMPOSITE closed down -8.749 at 3,106.820. Volume was 29% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 22% wider than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Overbought
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 3,088.38 2,969.29 2,966.79
Volatility: 13 13 20
Volume: 25,529,001,984 18,361,944,064 20,559,257,600
Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.
SSE COMPOSITE is currently 4.7% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is relatively normal as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect moderate flows of volume into .SSEC (mildly bullish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .SSEC and have had this outlook for the last 22 periods.