PRU.L closes within prior day's range
Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, PRU.L finished Thursday at 1864.50 gaining £0.50 (0.03%). Closing within the prior day's range, prices failed to decisively move beyond the previous day's trading range. Ending the day with an indecisive close, neither buyers nor sellers were able to gain control during the session.
Thursday's trading range was £51.00 (2.75%), that's far above last trading month's daily average range of £31.07. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.
In a volatile session, prices traded above the prior day's high as well as below the previous day's low, forming a bullish Outside Bar.
Unable to break through the key technical resistance level at 1868.00, the market closed below it after spiking as high as 1886.00 during the day. The failure to close above the resistance might increase that levels importance as resistance going forward. After spiking up to 1886.00 during the day, the share found resistance at the 50-day moving average at 1865.11.
While still in a long-term downtrend, the short and medium-term trends both turned bullish already. The stock broke below the 50-day moving average at 1865.11 today for the first time since June 12th.
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 Prudential plc
|Down Close Near Low of Period||TQ Pro Members Only|
|Close to R1 Resistance||TQ Pro Members Only|
|2 Consecutive Lower Closes||TQ Pro Members Only|
|Closed below last periods low||TQ Pro Members Only|
|Close near low of period||TQ Pro Members Only|
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