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Cling Seng Index and Shanghai Composite Index Technical Outlook: Bearish



  • The Cling Seng Index continues to make new lows.
  • The Shanghai Composite Index dangers additional decline.
  • How way more draw back for the indices and what are the important thing ranges to observe?


A brand new 11-year low registered final week is an indication that the broader downtrend within the Cling Seng Index (HSI) stays intact. This follows a sequence of assist breaks since early 2022, together with the very important 200-week shifting common, the 2020 low and the March 2022 low. With the Shifting Common Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator now firmly in adverse territory on the month-to-month chart, the downtrend is well-entrenched (MACD < zero signifies a downtrend) and will doubtlessly lead in direction of the following important assist on the 2011 low of 16170.

Extra lately although, the downtrend seems to be shedding some momentum, as hinted at with optimistic divergence (falling index costs alongside rising momentum indicators) and a bullish reversal candle on the weekly charts. Whereas that is unlikely to change the general bearish outlook, it does elevate the potential for some form of consolidation/minor rebound within the brief time period earlier than resuming its decline.

Cling Seng Index Each day Chart


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One affirmation that the near-term pattern is shifting to sideways can be an increase above fast support-turned-resistance on the March low of 18235, which might open the best way in direction of retesting the Could low of 19179. Robust resistance appears to be marked by the 89-day shifting common: the index was final decisively above it in early 2021.


As buying and selling resumes after the Nationwide Day holidays, the Shanghai Composite Index might proceed its decline after breaking under key assist on the decrease fringe of a rising channel set from March final month. Whereas the index has achieved the goal of the triangle triggered in September, decrease lows on the day by day charts earlier than the vacations are an indication that the bearish pattern stays intact.

Shanghai Composite Index Each day Chart


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The subsequent assist is available in on the mid-Could low of 2957, adopted by a stronger hurdle on the April low of 2864. The latter stage additionally marks the 200-month shifting common. The index hasn’t decisively damaged under that for the reason that Nice Monetary Disaster. Subsequent assist is on the 2020 low of 2647. An extra main threshold is on the 2019 low of 2441, and a decisive break under this could be very damaging to the big-picture outlook for 2 causes.

Firstly, the break under 2441 would set off a double prime sample on the month-to-month chart (marked by the 2018 and the 2021 highs), probably opening the best way at the very least in direction of the 2013 low of 1850. Secondly, it could mark a break under the underside of a seven-year vary, doubtlessly resulting in an increase in volatility because the index finds a brand new equilibrium. On the upside, the index wants to interrupt above the August low of 3155 on the very least for short-term downward strain to ease.

— Written by Manish Jaradi, Strategist for

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