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The JP225 cash index is trading sideways today as the bulls are trying to stage a comeback following an aggressively negative December.

The JP225 cash index is consolidating at the 26,300s area, within a tight range established in the past few sessions following the drop on December 20.

The JP225 cash index is trading at the lowest level since October 3. Actually, today’s move is the strongest drop and the widest intraday range seen since June 16.

The JP 225 index (cash) has been in a steep uptrend since late September, generating consecutive higher highs and higher lows.

The JP 225 index has come under renewed selling pressure, falling back below the 27,900 resistance level, but remaining slightly above the simple moving averages (SMAs).

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index flags more bearish actions ahead

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) drifted southwards after its latest bullish correction ceased at the crossroads of the 20- and 200-day simple moving averages (SMAs) around 27,185.

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index holds above 200-SMA after two-month low

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) slid to a new two-month low of 27,196 on Wednesday but encouragingly it erased some losses to climb back above the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) and stay out of the broken bearish channel.

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index defends bulls, but not out of the woods yet

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) stepped on the resistance trendline and the 20-day simple moving average (SMA) around 27,800 to defend its latest bullish break out of the bearish channel on Wednesday, but negative risks have not completely faded out.

JP 225 stock index (cash) has been experiencing a new wave of downside pressures after it recently failed to cross above the 27,280 region.

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index maintains cloudy outlook

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) got rejected near the 50% Fibonacci retracement of the 24,500 – 28,649 upleg at 26,576 soon after departing from May’s base of 25,508.

The JP 225 stock index (cash) has been trading within a tight range in the past few daily sessions as its recent rebound has been rejected three times at the 27,480 region.

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index rangebound after upside move stalls

The JP 225 stock index (cash) has been edging higher in the short term after its long-term downtrend halted at the 16-month low of 24,500.

JP 225 stock index (cash) has been edging higher in the short term after its long-term downtrend ceased at the 16-month low of 24,500.

Technical Analysis – JP225 index’s bias improves but the outlook remains bearish

The JP 225 index continues its downtrend move, recording successive lower lows and lower highs as negative momentum lingers.

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index dives to 15-month low; tests bearish channel

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) joined the Ukrainian-led global stock sell-off on Thursday, though less forcefully, with the price currently fighting to stay within the bearish channel despite its flash drop to a 15-month low of 25,557 earlier in the day.

The JP 225 stock index (cash) has been experiencing a sharp decline in the past two weeks, generating a clear structure of lower highs and lower lows.

Technical Analysis – JP 225 index pins new multi-year high; bearish divergence detected

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) surpassed February’s high to top at 30,804 on Tuesday – the highest since the 1990 bubble levels – before closing a bit lower.

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) had an extraordinary rally last week, rising at the fastest pace in more than three years after Prime minister Suga's resignation to hit a five-month high of 30,190 on Monday.

Daily Market Comment – Locked and loaded for nonfarm payrolls

Dollar on the defensive ahead of US employment report Stocks and commodity currencies continue to party  Japanese leader steps down, Nikkei smells more spending Markets position for NFP disappointment The moment of truth is finally here.

Japan’s 225 stock index (cash) hit a wall just around the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) on Thursday, unable to extend its upside correction towards the tough resistance trendline, and hence making a test around the supportive trendline at 27,672 possible.


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