Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) sees mixed trading
Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday morning, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran lingered after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone.
Mainland Chinese stocks rose in early trade, with the Shanghai composite up 0.11%, while the Shenzhen component and Shenzhen composite were both fractionally higher.
A highly-anticipated meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump is set to happen later this week at the G-20 summit in Japan as the two economic powerhouses seek to find a resolution to their protracted trade fight.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
The projected upper bound is: 3,130.66.
The projected lower bound is: 2,874.81.
The projected closing price is: 3,002.73.
A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 25 white candles and 25 black candles.
A spinning top occurred (a spinning top is a candle with a small real body). Spinning tops identify a session in which there is little price action (as defined by the difference between the open and the close). During a rally or near new highs, a spinning top can be a sign that prices are losing momentum and the bulls may be in trouble.
Three white candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three white soldiers, the steady upward pattern is bullish.
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 93.9427. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a sell 6 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 61.85. 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 30 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 165.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a buy 9 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 19 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
SSE COMPOSITE closed up 5.399 at 3,007.380. Volume was 82% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 45% 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: 2,931.99 2,987.84 2,789.26
Volatility: 21 27 27
Volume: 20,958,937,088 24,592,447,488 21,880,164,352
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.
SSE COMPOSITE is currently 7.8% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is relatively normal as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of .SSEC at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .SSEC and have had this outlook for the last 6 periods.