Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Slightly Higher
Singapore stocks closed the session slightly higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index rising 2.73 points, or 0.1 per cent to 3,041.38.
Losers outnumbered gainers 193 to 170, after about 1.22 billion shares worth S$669.8 million changed hands.
The most actively traded counter was Rich Capital, which fell 12.5 per cent, or 0.1 Singapore cent to 0.7 Singapore cent apiece, with 38.9 million shares traded.
Other active stocks included UOB which fell 0.9 per cent, or 22 Singapore cents to S$23.88, and OCBC which lost 0.8 per cent, or nine Singapore cents to S$10.80.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
The projected upper bound is: 3,123.48.
The projected lower bound is: 2,955.95.
The projected closing price is: 3,039.71.
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 26 black candles for a net of 3 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 30.4879. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 11 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 45.39. 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 15 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 -70. 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 buy 14 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
STRAITS TIMES closed up 2.730 at 3,041.380. Volume was 38% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 18% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 3,055.31 3,109.31 3,322.33
Volatility: 11 17 16
Volume: 198,780,016 230,076,064 242,298,608
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 8.5% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward 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 .STI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .STI and have had this outlook for the last 0 periods.