Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed between positive and negative territory
Asia markets ended mixed on Wednesday, following a turbulent trading session where stocks seesawed between gains and losses.
The mainland Chinese indexes finished mixed, as the Shanghai composite gained 0.33 percent to close at 2,603.30 while the Shenzhen composite fell 0.23 percent at about 1,297.22 after a day of volatile trading.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped 0.38 percent to close at 25,249.78.
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 27,145.45.
The projected upper bound is: 26,253.46.
The projected lower bound is: 24,121.42.
The projected closing price is: 25,187.44.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 3 white candles and 7 black candles for a net of 4 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 43.0611. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 7 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 36.05. 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 7 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 -74. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 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 13 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
HANG SENG INDEX closed down -96.771 at 25,249.779. Volume was 5% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 57% 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: 25,593.37 27,022.38 29,519.37
Volatility: 35 25 23
Volume: 2,036,300,544 1,883,681,664 2,156,994,816
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 14.5% 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 moderate flows of volume out of .HSI (mildly bearish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .HSI and have had this outlook for the last 13 periods. The security price has set a new 14-period low while our momentum oscillator has not. This is a bullish divergence.