Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index gained 1.4 per cent
Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stock markets rose on Monday ahead of a fresh round of China-US trade talks this week aimed at defusing the ongoing trade war, and as China’s banking regulator stepped up efforts to get banks to increase lending to companies.
The Hang Seng Index gained 1.4 per cent, or 384.61 points, to 27,598.02 after sliding over 4 per cent last week in its worst weekly decline since February. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index was up 1.1 per cent, or 118.53 points, at 10,632.36.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 29,153.76.
The projected upper bound is: 28,398.63.
The projected lower bound is: 26,640.83.
The projected closing price is: 27,519.73.
A white body occurred (because prices closed higher 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 21 white candles and 29 black candles for a net of 8 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 31.7843. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 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 41.38. 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 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 -73. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 0 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 3 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
HANG SENG INDEX closed up 384.609 at 27,598.020. Volume was 10% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 16% wider than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 27,850.65 28,677.94 29,992.41
Volatility: 21 19 21
Volume: 1,664,280,704 1,921,817,856 2,166,291,456
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 8.0% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of .HSI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .HSI and have had this outlook for the last 2 periods.
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