Hi-P Ltd – Daily timeframe
*Entry Price: 1.06 Stop loss: 0.960 Take profit: 1.27
*Hi-P Ltd will be added to the Phillip 20 Portfolio once the trade is triggered
Current Sentiment: Bullish
Support 1: 1.00 Resistance 1: 1.15
Support 2: 0.970 Resistance 2: 1.27
Price has been stuck in a steep downtrend since hitting a high of 2.79 in March 2018. The bearish momentum accelerated recently after price broke below the 1.15 support area in early August.
However, there seemed to be some support around the 1.000 psychological round number. Price fell to a new 52-week low of 0.960 on 13/08/18, but the closing was rather strong. Moreover, the subsequent bullish rejection off the 1.00 psychological round number signals a possible near-term rebound.
Keep in mind the recent sharp selloff since late July has led the Relative Strength Index (RSI) into the oversold condition where it hit a low of 29 on 10/08/18. RSI measures momentum. A reading above 70 represents overbought condition while a reading below 30 represents oversold condition. With the current bullish rejection, the RSI has recovered back above the 30 oversold region signals the start of a mean reversion higher next. Notice the last time the RSI was oversold in June, a rebound played out eventually after the RSI rose back above 30.
Hence, expect price to rebound next to retest the 1.15 resistance area followed by 1.270. The 1.00 psychological round number should provide some support in the near-term.
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