Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 600 found support at 380 and is now headed for a test of recent highs at 395. Bearish divergence on the Trend Index continues to warn of selling pressure but recovery above the declining trendline (on the Trend Index) would indicate that pressure has eased. Breakout above 395 would signal another primary advance, with a target of 425*.
Target 395 + ( 395 – 365 ) = 425
Conclusion of phase I of Brexit negotiations helped the Footsie find support at 7300. Trend Index continues to warn of selling pressure. Breach of 7200 is unlikely at present but would signal a primary down-trend. Breakout above 7600 would signal a primary advance, but is also unlikely. Expect further consolidation.
In Asia, South Korea’s Seoul Composite Index is undergoing a correction but seems to have found support at 2450. Respect of the rising trendline would confirm the primary up-trend.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index found solid support at 22000, with long tails signaling buyer enthusiasm. The trend index trough high above zero indicates strong buying pressure.
China’s Shanghai Composite Index is undergoing a correction. A long tail suggests support at 3250. Bearish divergence on the Trend Index warns of selling pressure but this appears to be secondary in nature.
India’s NSE Nifty Index found support at 10000 after a weak correction. Recovery above 10500 is likely and would warn of another primary advance.
Target 10500 + ( 10500 – 10000 ) = 11000
In the US, the S&P 500 continues to shrug off concerns regarding high valuations and a flattening yield curve. The rising Trend Index indicates buying pressure.
The Nasdaq 100 continues its strong bull market, powered by the big five tech stocks (Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook). Corrections are mild and of short duration, typical of the latter stages of a bull market.