RUI closes within prior day's range after lackluster session
RUI ended Thursday at 1545.83 gaining $3.88 (0.25%). Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move beyond the prior day's trading range in a lackluster session.
Thursday's trading range was $6.93 (0.45%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $11.03. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average. Prices continued to consolidate within a tight trading range between 1541.56 and 1550.80 which it has been in now for the last three days.
During the whole day, prices traded within the previous day's range, unable to trade above the prior day's high or below the previous day's low forming an Inside Bar.
Prices are trading close to a key support level at 1541.56. After having been unable to move lower than 1541.56 in the prior session, the market found buyers again around the same price level today at 1542.24.
While still in a long-term downtrend, the short and medium-term trends both turned bullish already.
Buying could speed up should prices move above the close-by swing high at 1550.80 where further buy stops might get activated. Selling could accelerate should prices move below the nearby swing low at 1541.56 where further sell stops might get triggered.
While classical technical analysis indicates a neutral sentiment for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics show a different picture being bullish.
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