Singapore: STI Index (.STI) down amid a slew of corporate results and investor anticipation of a Fed rate cut this week
Singapore stocks opened weaker on Tuesday (July 30), with the Straits Times Index heading down 0.06 per cent or 1.89 points to 3,344.50 as at 9.01am, amid a slew of corporate results and investor anticipation of a Fed rate cut this week.
On the Singapore bourse, gainers outnumbered losers 53 to 42, or about five securities up for every four down, after 30.2 million securities worth $61.2 million changed hands.
Among the most heavily traded by volume, Singtel stayed unchanged at $3.30 with 2.8 million shares traded.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,294.84.
The projected upper bound is: 3,404.73.
The projected lower bound is: 3,303.04.
The projected closing price is: 3,353.89.
A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and 3 black candles for a net of 4 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 33 white candles and 16 black candles for a net of 17 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 31.2653. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. 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 53.43. 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 16 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 -94. 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 15 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
STRAITS TIMES closed up 4.150 at 3,350.540. Volume was 2% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 69% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 3,364.46 3,277.92 3,202.24
Volatility: 8 10 14
Volume: 188,698,272 204,866,016 210,065,088
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.
STRAITS TIMES is currently 4.6% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of .STI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .STI and have had this outlook for the last 0 periods.
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