BLT.L finds buyers at key support level


BHP (BLT.L) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 10, 2018 [< 1 min read]
Highlights
BLT.L finds buyers at key support level
BLT.L finds support at 50-day moving average
BLT.L breaks below previous session low
BLT.L ends the day indecisive
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 0% Neutral
Technical Forecast:
Overview

BLT.L finished the week -0.13% lower at 1696.00 after losing £24.00 (-1.4%) today. Closing below Thursday's low at 1707.60, the share confirms its breakout through the previous session's low having traded £34.80 below it intraday. Ending the day with an indecisive close, neither buyers nor sellers were able to gain control during the session.

Daily chart for BLT.L
Volatility

Friday's trading range was £32.20 (1.89%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of £43.56. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is way below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.

Support/Resistance

After trading as low as 1672.80 during the day, the stock bounced off the key support level at 1680.80. The failure to close below the support might increase that levels importance as support going forward. Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 1709.20. After trading as low as 1672.80 during the day, BHP found support at the 50-day moving average at 1686.63.

Trend

While still in a long-term uptrend, the short and medium-term trends both turned bearish already.

Order Flow

Further buying could move prices higher should the market test July's nearby high at 1766.80.

Conclusion

While classical technical analysis indicates a neutral sentiment for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics show a different picture being bullish.

Market Conditions for BHP
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Bullish Break through SMA 100 TQ Pro Members Only
Close to S1 Support TQ Pro Members Only
Bullish Bounce off SMA 100 TQ Pro Members Only
Homing Pigeon TQ Pro Members Only
Close to Swing Low TQ Pro Members Only
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