03, October 2016

DAX (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

DAX strengthened fallowing the news about possible agreement between Deutsche Bank and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Current situation

DAX gapped lower at the start of Friday. However, the price turned around and jumped to weekly highs later the day. The index climbed back into the 10520 region. The prices broke the 50-EMA and tested the 100 and 200 EMAs on its way upwards. In the 4 hours chart the moving averages showed mixed directions. The 50 and 100 Day EMAs are pointing lower, the 200-EMA maintained its bullish slope. The resistance is seen at 10520, the support is at 10350.

MACD indicator is at the centerline. If the histogram enters the positive territory, that will indicate buyers’ growing strength. If MACD returns into the negative area the sellers will take control over the market. RSI bounced from negative territory.

Trading recommendations

 Despite the rally on Friday DAX remained in a descending channel. The price closed the week at its higher limit. The index may conduct a technical rebound towards 10350. If the growing pressure persists the quotes will extend its recovery. Alternatively, the DAX index will continue its downward momentum.