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DAX rebounds again but have we seen a bottom?

DAX futures (Mar 2018 contract FDXH8, continuation contract is FDXc1)


The DAX looked to be breaking down yesterday before an intraday rebound saved the market from a closing breach of the support at 12,810.

Closing at 12,849 the market has opened higher again this morning and it seems that the move has prevented a large top pattern from completing.

The key factor now becomes the resistance of the old support at 13,000.

If the bulls can recover to close back above this mid-range barrier then the outlook will significantly pick up again.

Momentum indicators suggest ranging conditions continue, with the RSI again picking up again at 38 (within the 38/62 range) whilst the Stochastics are also crossing higher again at the point they did at the November lows.

  • This could again be a key turning point within the range but the market needs to close back above 13,000 to add conviction in the move but a close above yesterday’s high of 12,940 would be a good start today.
  • Today’s traded low of 12,894 is supportive initially with 12,810 and 12,730 being key.


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