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DAX remains a buy into weakness on early slip today

DAX Xetra (cash index)

Despite an early dip back today, the outlook for the DAX continues to improve.

A couple of strong positive candles have pulled the market above the moving averages for the first time since the February sell-off and continues the run higher within the uptrend channel of the past five weeks.

With strong configuration on momentum indicators, a move towards 13,000 is still likely, with weakness being bought into.

A slight air of risk aversion (ahead of Trump’s announcement on Iran) has pulled the reins slightly, but as yet there is little to suggest anything malign about this correction.

  • The hourly chart shows a breakout above 12,827 yesterday has left a good band of support between 12,650/12,827 now and a move that helps to renew the upside potential will be seen as a chance to buy into support.

Anything that starts to show positive signals again with the RSI retreating towards 45/50 on the hourly chart could be that opportunity.

  • There is now initial resistance at 12,961, but once the bulls regain their poise following this morning’s shake, a move towards 13,000 and the next resistance at 13,140 can be expected.


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