Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open lower
The Australian sharemarket closed in the red and the dollar hit a fresh 18-month low as the Turkish lira led a rout in emerging market currencies and concerns mounted over European Bank exposure to Turkey.
The S&P-ASX 200 index dropped 26.2 point, or 0.42 per cent, to 6252.2 but volume was below average and domestic losses less than half those in Tokyo and Hong Kong as investors downplayed global contagion risks.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
The projected upper bound is: 6,352.70.
The projected lower bound is: 6,162.17.
The projected closing price is: 6,257.44.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black candles for a net of 2 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 24 white candles and 26 black candles for a net of 2 black 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 52.1684. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 8 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 50.99. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 35 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 -46. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 1 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 sell 20 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
S&P/ASX 200 closed down -26.200 at 6,252.200. Volume was 15% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 58% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 6,265.53 6,200.01 6,032.96
Volatility: 7 10 11
Volume: 500,156,032 543,834,432 551,464,000
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.
S&P/ASX 200 is currently 3.6% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is low as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of .AXJO at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .AXJO and have had this outlook for the last 7 periods.
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