UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rally fades amid GBP volatility
A bullish start to trade today for the FTSE 100 has faded amid a sterling rebound on rumours that Article 50 could be reversed unilaterally. That being said, we have been seeing a period of strength over the past two weeks, and there is a strong chance we will see further upside in the near future.
As such, this current weakness looks likely to be a short-term phenomenon before we see a move higher. A break below 6959 would be required to negate that bullish outlook. Be aware, this market is likely to be highly volatile and predictable given the often conflicting and unpredictable news relating to Brexit.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
The projected upper bound is: 7,174.23.
The projected lower bound is: 6,851.90.
The projected closing price is: 7,013.06.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black candles for a net of 2 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 37.3694. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 22 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 47.82. 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 26 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 6 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
FTSE 100 INDEX closed down -39.650 at 7,022.760. Volume was 7% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 47% 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: 7,012.51 7,114.04 7,385.14
Volatility: 17 14 14
Volume: 862,732,800 839,782,592 822,468,544
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.
FTSE 100 INDEX is currently 4.9% 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 .FTSE at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .FTSE and have had this outlook for the last 9 periods.