iShares MSCI Australia Index
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|It was the negative week for the iShares MSCI Australia Index (EWA). During the week, the EWA gave back -0.15 points, or -0.65%, and closed at 22.83 on Friday, July 13, 2018. EWA was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
Long-term trend: [See EWA long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 15, 2016 at 16.08 and reached 24.18 on January 26, 2018. EWA gained -8.10 points, or -50.37%, in 106 weeks. The price is now at the 16.67% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See EWA medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 24.18 and reached 21.54 on April 2, 2018. EWA lost 2.64 points, or 10.92%, in 9 weeks. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The price is near the trend resistance line (22.79). The resistance is usually stronger when technical indicators are overbought. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with price testing the trend resistance line in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EWA weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral. Weekly MACD has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly MACD bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal. 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.
During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EWA short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on June 19, 2018 at 21.91 and reached 23.18 on July 9, 2018. EWA gained -1.27 points, or -5.80%, in 20 days. The price is now at the 27.56% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EWA daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since July 3, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is getting weak.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward 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.
Price is close to the 50 Day Moving Average. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.