NIKKEI 225 May Be Offering a Trading Opportunity With Its Cross Above Its 20 Moving Average

The Hourly View for NIKKEI 225

  • At the time of this writing, NKY’s price is up 10 (0.03%) from the hour prior.
  • This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down.
  • As for the trend on the hourly timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 50 hour timeframe.
  • Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a pin bar candlestick pattern on NIKKEI 225. Given that we see downtrend on the 20 hourly candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting.
  • The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

NIKKEI 225’s hourly price chart is shown below.

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The Daily View for NIKKEI 225

  • At the time of this writing, NKY’s price is down -639.67 (-2.12%) from the day prior.
  • NIKKEI 225 has seen its price go down 4 out of the past 5 days, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bears.
  • As for the trend on the daily timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 100 day timeframe.
  • Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a pin bar candlestick pattern on NIKKEI 225. Given that we see an uptrend on the 20 daily candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting.
  • Most noteworthy in the world of moving averages on the daily chart is that the 20 day moving average has been crossed, with price now being below it. The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

Below is a daily price chart of NIKKEI 225.

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