UK FTSE All Share (.FTAS) firm as Carney stokes rate hopes
U.K. stocks closed higher Thursday, with sentiment across European equities lifted by prospects that a dispute over U.S. and auto tariffs in the European Union may be resolved.
However investors remain fixated on the U.S. and China, which are on a collision course to impose levies on each other’s products within the next 24 hours.
The FTSE 100 index UKX, +0.40% rose 0.4% to close at 7,603.22. The benchmark on Wednesday lost 0.3%.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways.
The projected upper bound is: 4,282.63.
The projected lower bound is: 4,103.47.
The projected closing price is: 4,193.05.
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 29 white candles and 21 black candles for a net of 8 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 34.3833. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 9 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 49.16. 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 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 -11. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 6 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 29 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
FTSE-A ALL SHARE closed up 22.260 at 4,190.970. Volume was 72% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 25% 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: 4,181.41 4,209.08 4,100.77
Volatility: 19 14 12
Volume: 128,119,488 139,264,240 130,330,688
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-A ALL SHARE is currently 2.2% above 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 volume flowing into and out of .FTAS at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .FTAS and have had this outlook for the last 22 periods.