iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan
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|It was a first positive week for the iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan (EPP). During the week, the EPP gained 0.54 points, or 1.20%, and closed at 45.58 on Friday, March 15, 2019. Weekly volume was 45% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See EPP long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 50.33 and reached 39.42 on December 26, 2018. EPP lost 10.91 points, or 21.68%, in 47 weeks. The price is now at the 56.46% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See EPP medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on December 26, 2018 at 39.42 and reached 45.86 on February 25, 2019. EPP gained -6.44 points, or -16.34%, in 8 weeks. Price is near the trend high.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EPP weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with strongly overbought weekly overbought Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following links to access Lane's Stochastic and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since January 11, 2019. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high, but getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is still strong, and momentum is beginning to wane. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EPP short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on March 8, 2019 at 44.85 and reached 45.61 on March 13, 2019. EPP gained -0.76 points, or -1.69%, in 5 days. Price is near the trend high.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EPP daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since February 28, 2019. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller.
During the last week, the price has risen above the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR below the price is a bullish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the upward direction. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
The price touches the upper Bollinger Band. The distance between the Bollinger Bands (2.02%) is close to one year low (2.52%). It is 67.31% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a buy signal for the option traders. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.