LSE.L unable to break through key resistance level

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) Technical Analysis Report for Jul 13, 2018

Highlights

LSE.L pulls back from highs giving back most intraday gains
LSE.L closes below its opening price unable to hold early session gains
LSE.L unable to break through key resistance level
LSE.L closes higher for the 2nd day in a row
LSE.L rises to highest close since June 11th

TQ Sentiment

Report Sentiment:
33% Bearish
Technical Forecast:
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Overview

Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, LSE.L ended the week 0.51% higher at 4520.00 after edging higher £5.00 (0.11%) today. Today's closing price of 4520.00 marks the highest close since June 11th. Trading £41.00 higher after the open, the stock was unable to hold its gains as the bears took control ending the day below its opening price. Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move beyond the prior day's trading range. Ending the day with an indecisive close, neither buyers nor sellers were able to gain control during the session.

Daily chart for LSE.L

Volatility

Friday's trading range was £60.00 (1.32%), that's slightly below last trading month's daily average range of £61.25. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.

Price Action

After spiking up to 4580.00 during the day, the share has been sold off at those price levels and formed a bearish Pin Bar closing £60.00 below today's high.

Support/Resistance

Prices are trading close to a key support level at 4495.00. Unable to break through the key technical resistance level at 4577.00, the market closed below it after spiking as high as 4580.00 during the day. The failure to close above the resistance might increase that levels importance as resistance going forward.

Trend

The trend is clearly bullish, showing an intact uptrend in the short, medium and long-term.

Order Flow

Selling could accelerate should prices move below the close-by swing low at 4463.00 where further sell stops might get triggered. With prices trading close to this year's high at 4620.00, upside momentum could speed up should London Stock be able to break out to new highs for the year.

Conclusion

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

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