Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index sank 269.03 points to 26,974.82
In Hong Kong trading, the Hang Seng Index sank 269.03 points to 26,974.82. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, or the H-share gauge, dropped 0.6 per cent.
Tencent Holdings, the biggest weighting on the benchmark, slid 3.1 per cent to HK$314.60, the lowest close since August 11, 2017. Morgan Stanley cut its 12-month price target of the stock for a second time in less than a month, citing the uncertain outlook of its gaming business amid regulatory headwinds.
The Chinese internet juggernaut was also hit by the spill over effects from e-commerce retailer JD.com, whose stocks have tumbled over the past few days in US trading after founder Richard Liu Qiangdong was arrested on suspicion of rape, but later released. Tencent is JD’s biggest shareholder with an 18 per cent stake.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.
The projected upper bound is: 27,790.70.
The projected lower bound is: 26,103.69.
The projected closing price is: 26,947.19.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 23 white candles and 27 black candles for a net of 4 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 17.3627. This is an oversold reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses above 20 The last signal was a sell 5 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 36.01. 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 48 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 -191.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a sell 5 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 1 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
HANG SENG INDEX closed down -269.029 at 26,974.820. Volume was 19% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 11% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Oversold
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 27,866.83 28,148.76 29,933.97
Volatility: 23 19 22
Volume: 1,695,186,048 1,787,591,040 2,141,552,000
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.
HANG SENG INDEX is currently 9.9% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward 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 bearish on .HSI and have had this outlook for the last 1 periods.