NST.AX finds buyers again around 8.13
Northern Star (NST.AX) Technical Analysis Report for Sep 14, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, NST.AX ended the week 0.49% higher at 8.22 after gaining A$0.04 (0.49%) today on low volume. Trading up to A$0.06 lower after the open, the stock managed to reverse during the session as bulls took control ending the day above its opening price. Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the prior day's trading range in a lackluster session. Ending the day with an indecisive close, neither buyers nor sellers were able to gain control during the session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (NST.AX as at Sep 14, 2018):
Friday's trading range was A$0.14 (1.71%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of A$0.22. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is way below the markets average with the monthly volatility being way above average. Prices continued to consolidate within a tight trading range between 8.01 and 8.31 which it has been in now for the last trading week.
Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 8.29. After having been unable to move lower than 8.13 in the previous session, Northern Star found buyers again around the same price level today at 8.13.
The trend is clearly bullish, showing an intact uptrend in the short, medium and long-term.
Buying might accelerate should prices move above the close-by swing high at 8.31 where further buy stops could get activated. Selling might speed up should prices move below the nearby swing low at 8.01 where further sell stops could get triggered.