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DAX futures analysis 01/03/2017

Last updated: May 3rd, 2017 at 09:55 pm

DAX futures (March contract is FDXH7, continuation contract is FDXc1)


The consolidation has ended with a burst through resistance and the big uptrend that has been building since November continues.

A couple of neutral candles have given way to what is developing into a strong bull candle today.

I have been saying that between 11,700/11,895 the outlook is uncertain, but moving strongly through 11,895 gives the bulls the upper hand now.

This 11,895 old key level becomes supportive now for a pullback today.

Daily momentum indicators remain strong and the corrections are a chance to buy.

The hourly chart shows a strong move back through the bottom of the old uptrend channel is a positive move.

The recent consolidation resistance around 11,850 now means there is a support area 11,850/11,895 to use as a near term “buy zone” should there be a pullback from today’s initial breakout (a gap is now theoretically open around 11,830).

  • The bulls are now eying the highs 12,014/12,030, whilst a breakout re-opens the resistance from the continuation chart 12,085/12,114 which is under the massive April 2015 resistance of the all time high at 12,430.


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