Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors welcomed dovish comments from the Federal Reserve
Hong Kong stocks kicked off on Thursday with gains as investors welcomed dovish comments from the Federal Reserve and an indication that it will not lift interest rates this year.
The Hang Seng Index gained 0.16 per cent, or 48.36 points, to 29,369.33.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.11 per cent, or 3.48 points, to 3,094.12 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, rose 0.07 per cent, or 1.19 points, to 1,685.76.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside.
The projected upper bound is: 29,909.17.
The projected lower bound is: 28,471.30.
The projected closing price is: 29,190.24.
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 32 white candles and 18 black candles for a net of 14 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 75.6302. 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 58.83. 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 17 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 79. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 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 buy 2 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
HANG SENG INDEX closed down -196.510 at 29,124.461. Volume was 19% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 39% narrower 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: 28,964.44 28,057.26 27,518.72
Volatility: 19 17 22
Volume: 1,805,197,952 1,881,618,176 1,860,394,624
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 5.8% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward 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 .HSI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .HSI and have had this outlook for the last 45 periods.