STRATUSD closes lower for the 2nd day in a row
Stratis/US Dollar Index (STRATUSD) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 11, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving lower for the 2nd day in a row, STRATUSD ended Saturday at 1.53 losing $0.09 (-5.56%) on low volume. Today's closing price of 1.53 marks the lowest close since June 28, 2017. The bears were in full control today, moving the market lower throughout the whole session. Closing below Friday's low at 1.61, STRAT/USD confirms its breakout through the prior session's low having traded $0.09 below it intraday. Ending with a weak close near the low of the day sets a bearish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (STRATUSD as at Aug 11, 2018):
Saturday's trading range was $0.09 (5.63%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $0.20. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.
Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 1.62.
The trend is clearly bearish, showing an intact downtrend in the short, medium and long-term.
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