Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at two-week low
Hong Kong’s main Hang Seng index closed at a two-week low on Tuesday, dragged by financial and property stocks, while China’s H-shares index fell most in more than three months amid signs of weakness in China’s manufacturing sector.
Traders said U.S. President saying it was “too soon” for Washington to talk to Beijing about working out a deal on trade also dampened appetite for taking the risk.
At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 662.14 points, or 2.38 per cent, at 27,126.38. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 2.39 per cent to 10,754.56.
HSI financial sub-index was 2.76 per cent lower and property sector dipped 2.65 per cent.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
The projected upper bound is: 28,043.40.
The projected lower bound is: 26,165.43.
The projected closing price is: 27,104.42.
A big black candle occurred. This is bearish, as prices closed significantly lower than they opened. If the candle appears when prices are “high,” it may be the first sign of a top. If it occurs when prices are confronting an overhead resistance area (e.g., a moving average, trendline, or price resistance level), the long black candle adds credibility to the resistance. Similarly, if the candle appears as prices break below a support area, the long black candle confirms the failure of the support area.
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 22 white candles and 28 black candles for a net of 6 black candles.
Three black candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three black crows, the steady downward pattern is bearish.
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 35.4718. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 2 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 44.79. 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 buy 11 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 7. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 2 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 8 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
HANG SENG INDEX closed down -662.139 at 27,126.381. Volume was 11% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 7% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 27,480.30 27,767.93 29,765.39
Volatility: 24 22 22
Volume: 1,869,258,496 1,781,051,008 2,143,403,904
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.
HANG SENG INDEX is currently 8.9% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is high as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of .HSI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .HSI and have had this outlook for the last 5 periods.