CSL.AX breaks below prior session low
CSL Ltd (CSL.AX) Technical Analysis Report for May 17, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
CSL.AX finished Thursday at 175.69 losing A$2.65 (-1.49%). Today's closing price of 175.69 marks the lowest close since May 9th. The bears were in full control today, moving the market lower throughout the whole session. Closing below Wednesday's low at 178.00, the stock confirms its breakout through the prior session's low having traded A$3.00 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 (CSL.AX as at May 17, 2018):
Thursday's trading range was A$6.07 (3.37%), that's far above last trading month's daily average range of A$2.76. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being way above average.
In a volatile session, prices traded above the previous day's high as well as below the prior day's low, forming a bearish Outside Bar. Regardless of a strong opening the market closed below the previous day's open and close, forming a bearish Engulfing Candle.
The trend is clearly bullish, showing an intact uptrend in the short, medium and long-term.