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Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Jul 01 ‘15)

Posted by on July 1, 2015 20:57 pm · 46 views

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FIIs were net sellers of equity for the second month in a row. Their net selling in Jun ‘15 touched Rs 8200 Crores – the highest net selling during a month since Jun ‘13. DIIs more than compensated by net buying of equity worth Rs 12000 Crores. That may explain the 500 points rally from […]


The following comment appeared in last week’s post: “Unless FIIs turn buyers, down trends on both Sensex and Nifty charts may not get reversed any time soon.” As per last week’s provisional figures, FIIs were net buyers of equity worth Rs 445 Crores. DIIs were also net buyers of equity worth Rs 550 Crores. Sensex […]


The younger you are, the more should be your allocation to equities. Why? Because the longer you stay invested in equities, the greater is going to be your likely returns. Also, your financial commitments are lower when you are younger. So, you can afford to take more risks. As you grow older, start a family […]


WTI and Brent Crude Oil charts: an update

Posted by on June 23, 2015 13:14 pm · 17 views

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The daily bar chart pattern of WTI Crude has been consolidating sideways for the past 2 months within a ‘pennant’ (narrow triangle) pattern. A ‘pennant’ (like a triangle) is usually a continuation pattern. So, the likely break out from the pattern should be upwards. However, triangles are unreliable patterns. That means that the price break […]


S&P 500, FTSE 100 charts: bears trying to dominate

Posted by on June 22, 2015 13:33 pm · 22 views

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The daily bar chart pattern of S&P 500 took investors on another roller-coaster ride last week. The index dropped to an intra-day low of 2072 on Mon. Jun 15 – forming a small ‘double bottom’ reversal pattern. Over the next 3 days, it rallied past its 20 day and 50 day EMAs – closing above […]


Sensex and Nifty completed 6 straight trading sessions with gains, marking their highest percentage weekly gains in nearly 5 months – thanks mainly to a rally in RIL stock. Above average monsoon rainfall also boosted investor sentiments. FIIs remained net sellers of equity worth Rs 3200 Crores in the past week, as per provisional figures. […]


Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Jun 17 ‘15)

Posted by on June 17, 2015 19:39 pm · 43 views

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FIIs are still in sell mode. As per provisional figures, their net sales in equity crossed Rs 2000 Crores during the first three days of the current week. DIIs more than compensated by net buying equity worth Rs 2700 Crores. Monsoon rains have been above average so far, despite a late start. WPI inflation was […]


Gold and Silver charts: an update

Posted by on June 16, 2015 13:13 pm · 18 views

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The following remarks were made in the previous post on the daily bar chart pattern of gold: “The bullish pattern of ‘higher tops and higher bottoms’ from the Mar ’15 low still remains in force. But for how much longer? Strong volumes on down days show that bears are regaining control.” Gold’s price touched an […]


The following remarks were made in last week’s post on the daily bar chart pattern of S&P 500:“Slow stochastic has dropped sharply inside its oversold zone. That can lead to a technical bounce. Bears are likely to use any rally to sell.” The index dropped to an intra-day low of 2072 on Tue. Jun 9, […]


Finally some good news to counter the bearish ‘poor monsoon’ sentiment. The IIP number – aided by growth in manufacturing and cap. goods sectors – came in higher than consensus estimate at 4.1% in Apr ‘15 vs. 2.1% in Mar ‘15. However, CPI inflation inched up above 5%, which is not so good news. FIIs […]


5 Must-Have Metrics For Value Investors

Posted by on June 12, 2015 12:27 pm · 35 views

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The investopedia.com web site is one of my favourites because they have such a wide variety of useful articles and tutorials aimed at small investors. Whether you are interested in learning about fundamental analysis or technical analysis, trading or investing, equity market or debt market – you will find something of interest. For most small […]


Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Jun 10 ‘15)

Posted by on June 10, 2015 19:55 pm · 55 views

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FIIs continue to be net sellers of equity in Jun ‘15. Their net selling, as per provisional figures, has touched Rs 3100 Crores. In contrast, DIIs have been net buyers of equity worth Rs 4400 Crores. Still, Nifty is trading below its three EMAs in bear territory. A delayed monsoon has made investors jittery. Also, […]


The daily bar chart pattern of WTI Crude continued its sideways consolidation with a downward bias after touching a high of 62.50 on May 6 ‘15. The rising 50 day EMA has provided good support so far. Strong volumes on a couple of up days indicate some buying interest. Oil’s price is trading below its […]


S&P 500, FTSE 100 charts: bears trying to rule

Posted by on June 8, 2015 20:22 pm · 32 views

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Strong volumes on down days and downward momentum visible on technical indicators had led to the following comment in last week’s post on the daily bar chart pattern of S&P 500: “Some more correction can not be ruled out.”  The index managed to close above its 50 day EMA on the first two days of the […]


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