Straits Times Index – [ Advanced Warning Given, Were You Prepared? ]

30th November, 2020, 7:49 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Advanced Warning Given, Were You Prepared? ]Straits Times Index 30th Nov 2020

Chart source: Poemsview 30th Nov 2020

Our Straits Times Index (STI) had an impressive run for the month of Nov up close to 20%! It is probably one of the most amazing month for our index in a long while. But as the saying goes, what goes up, must come down!

With such a steep upside we suspected a pullback would be on the cards very soon. So we sent a message warning our clients of a pullback and sharing our thoughts. We also attached a chart so that they’ll understanding it better.

The Straits Times Index saw a massive profit today after such a huge run up. The initial support at the 5ema gave way and the the downside started coming in. This took the index down over 2% to about the 10ema of about 2810. We’re glad we alerted our clients last week of a potential downside. A pullback like this is considered healthy to us if the market wants to sustain its upside move.

So what’s next for our index? Let’s see the charts and from it we might continue seeing some selling pressure if STI can’t stay above this 10ema support and might see it move down to even test the 20ema.

Be alert!

Want to cut through the noise and get such trade analysis straight to your handphone?

Then be our EXCLUSIVE CLIENT and find out how much value is waiting for you!

See you onboard soon!

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

Straits Times Index – [ Mid Day Updates, Looks Promising, Here’s Why! ]

29th September, 2020, 2:40 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Mid Day Updates, Looks Promising, Here’s Why! ]Straits Times Index 29th Sept 2020

Chart Source : Poemsview 29th Sept 2020

Straits Times Index has broken out of its midterm downtrend line and also has broke above its 20ema.

From technical analysis point of view, these are some promising cues which might have more upside potential. What we’re looking at is for the Straits Times Index to close above this 20ema and stay above it for the next few days. That could possibly be a bullish signal for the markets. Take a look at our Riverstone post and what happens when it crosses the 20ema.

If we see our three local banks, OCBC and UOB are currently above the 20ema while DBS is still under. Do keep a watch for it as we previously posted on it too.

We have drawn some potential support and resistance should STI be able to stay above the 20ema. Let’s hope we can see 2546 first in the coming weeks.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

 

Straits Times Index – [ Where Is The Support At? What’s The Game Plan Now? ]

22nd May, 2020, 3:55 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Where Is The Support At? What’s The Game Plan Now? ]Straits Times Index - 22nd may 2020

Chart Source : poemsview 22nd May 2020

Its close to 4pm now and the Straits Times Index is down over 50 points due to China tightening its grip on HK.

Hong Kong index is down over 1000 points or 5%, something which we haven’t seen in awhile. Due to the regional unrest, our Straits Times Index or STI also is affected . We’re down about 2% at the time of writing.

So what’s our game plan? If you noticed we’ve been rather bearish on the markets and continue to remain so until we see more convincing signs of rebound. With every rebound in the STI it seems to be making a Lower High despite US side having massive gains. This to us shows some weakness. STI is currently on its horizontal support of around 2500.

What could happen from here? Some possible scenarios:

  1. STI could have a rebound to cover the gap and test the downtrend again. Failure to break that might see more downside. If STI manages to break that downtrend line then our stand might change.
  2. STI could break the horizontal support level and might take us to around 2387 levels.
  3. STI could possibly hover around here and form a sideways consolidation before another move comes.

So stay alert! We’re eyeing more downside as you can see STI is below the moving averages but are flexible to react as market remains volatile and remembering the saying, Don’t Fight The Feds!

Want a  quick discussion on the market direction?

Feel free to drop us a line!

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

Straits Times Index – [ Has It Peaked? More Room For Upside?? ]

19th April, 2020, 9:36 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Has It Peaked? More Room For Upside?? ]Straits Times Index 19th April 2020

Chart Source: Poemsview 19th April 2020

Straits  Times Index or STI had a very good  rebound which caught many off guard. The rebound was about 20% from the low which was slightly stronger than expected. The question is can STI move up more? Is there still room to go for STI?

Before we dive  further, we’ll bring in the chart of S&P as markets still takes some reference from big brother USA.

Using the weekly chart for S&P, we feel that there might be just be more room for an upside probably to the 50ema which is around 2960 level for S&P, if it does reach around there , we have to be very very careful already. That would mean that S&P would have rebound 35% off the low which is considered a lot. But that said, we are in extraordinary times and such a bounce is also an extraordinary bounce.

So if S&P still has some upside, we might see STI slowly trying to aim for its 50ema too which is around 2720 and also the fibo 50% retracement level.  If STI can rally to around that area, we’ll be looking for SHORT opportunities. The risk reward for longs now is not very favourable (in our view) so we’ll probably be patiently looking for short opportunities instead.

Looking for Short opportunities but not sure how to go about doing it? Not sure how to short or not sure what instrument to use for for shorting? Want to learn how to use CFD (Contract for difference) to short the market?

Don’t be shy and just drop us a message and we’ll be glad to answer them!

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

 

 

STI Updates – [ Support & Resistance Levels]

14th March, 2020, 10:28 PM

STI Updates – [ Support & Resistance Levels]Straits Times Index - 14th March 2020

Chart Source: poemsview 14th March 2020

What a week right? A rough week would probably be an understatement! Oil crashed, Dow crashed, Yield crash, limit down, limit up and there is still no sign of Covid-19 letting up.

But hold steady and lets have faith that we’ll get through this together. By now, we’re sure Covid-19 is no stranger to the world. Its been grabbing headlines for all the wrong reason and markets are plunging due to fear of how this virus will impact the economy. We’ll still continue to look at our charts to find some clues on when the selling might subside or when a technical rebound might come.

For our STI, we have drawn some support and resistance levels and will be using it as a guide to try to navigate through this crazy times. The first support we see is at around 2510 level, the low of 2016. It had some rebound from there on friday and a good rebound might see STI to close to 2700. We’ll take things step by step for now and after 2700 then 2750 area. The support for us is at 2510 then 2415.  No one can tell when the market will bottom or where the top is therefore its important to have the right mentality when investing or trading.

Don’t fish for the bottom but plan your investment in batches.

Take care when trading and its always good to have an extra pair of eyes to look out for especially during this period.

Have you prepared your shopping list? Drop us a message and we can discuss more.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

 

 

Straits Times Index – [ Following Up After First Target Met]

22nd October, 2019, 5:28 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Following Up After First Target Met] Straits Times Index 22nd Oct 2019

Chart Source: Poemsview 22nd Oct 2019

Straits Times Index saw a break away from its consolidation zone over the last week hitting our first resistance target of 3154 which we drew back on 13 Oct.

From our explanation in our previous post,  the Straits Times Index broke above our downtrend line we drew, it also broke above its 20ema which are positive signs for us.

Some possible scenarios for now, STI might cover the gap it created this morning and might continue its march up. It could also test today’s high again and a success break might see it move to 3188 area.

A break below the 20ema might cancel our upside view.

We hope our readers managed to learn and capitalize on our explanation on our trading blog!

Lets Watch it!

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

Straits Times Index – [ Upside Coming? Levels We’re Looking At]

13th October, 2019, 9:45 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Upside Coming? Levels We’re Looking At]Straits Times Index 13th Oct 2019

Chart Source: Poemsview 13th oct 2019

Straits Times Index have been resisted by the downtrend line which we drew recently. Some key points we are looking at.

  1. STI breaking above the downtrend line
  2. STI breaking above the 20ema
  3. Good trade talks results which might help fuel the break up

With those points we’re hoping for a positive run up to the next resistance to the 50ema. The ride might not be a smooth one up as who knows what Donald Trump might tweet next.

Want to know more on you can be trading the Straits Times Index? We hope that our trading blog has given some insights into the market.

Just drop us a message and we’ll be glad to guide you through it.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

Straits Times Index – [ 4 Down Days Wiping Out Almost 2 Months Of Gains, What Can A Trader Do?]

5th August, 2019, 9:35 PM

Straits Times Index – [ 4 Down Days Wiping Out Almost 2 Months Of Gains, What Can A Trader Do?]Straits Times Index 5th Aug 2019

Chart Source: Poemsview 5th Aug 2019

Straits Times Index took a huge plunge of about 5% since it started to fall on Wednesday. In 4 days of fall it nearly took out 2 months of gain in the STI. When panic spreads, it goes beyond any rationale. If a trader only knows how to go long in the market then he or she would be in big trouble.

That is why we’ll be conducting a workshop on 20th Aug (Tuesday) to coach and guide why using CFDs is vital in staying afloat in today’s market.

Knowing only how to Long and not SHORT would put a trader in a severe disadvantage as he or she can only trade in one direction. Hence it is of utmost importance to equip oneself with the knowledge and tool for shorting to hedge and manage market volatility .

Not only does Poems CFDs allow you to long or short the market it also allows you to trade our Straits Times Index. In fact, Poems CFD is the only CFD provider in singapore to provide the STI. So if you’re unsure of which stock to trade, there is always the Straits Times Index to trade.

Sign up via the link now!

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/trade-war-interest-rate-cut-how-to-use-cfd-moving-average-to-manage-current-volatile-market-tickets-67919419813

We’ll see you there!

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

Straits Times Index – [ Rebound Rebound Rebound! Updates Updates!]

1st July, 2019, 9:09 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Rebound Rebound Rebound! Updates Updates!]

Chart Source: Poemsview 1st July 2019

Straits Times index or STI along with regional markets saw a nice upside after the G20 meeting. A positive outcome where US and China are ‘back on track‘ with no further trade tariffs in the near term as leaders will resume trade talks.

As for our STI, ever since we alerted our readers of the potential rebound on 5th June, STI has made a V shape recovery which is rather impressive in our humble opinion. STI is up close to 7% which in less than on month which is very good according to us. Many blue chips counter like Wilmar, Capitaland, UOL, our three local banks have seen a nice rebound.

If we take  a look at the chart now we can see that STI is nearing its resistance but if the bullish sentiments continues we might see it breakout of that and retest the previous high of 3400 area. We’re using the 5ema for now as a guide for the support as that has been supporting the index for the last few weeks.

Lets keep watch. Fed meeting is at the end of the month, could the market run ahead of it with a possibility of a rate cut?

Do CONTACT US if you want to know more.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy

Straits Times Index – [ Rebound As Per Blog, Our Next Move? ]

11th June, 2019, 9:38 PM

Straits Times Index – [ Rebound As Per Blog, Our Next Move? ] Straits Times Index 11th June 2019

Chart Source: Poemsview 11th June 2019

Straits Times Index saw a nice rebound over the week up over 80 points since we mentioned last Wednesday .

It has hit our first rebound target of the 200sma as mentioned in our previous post

What’s our next resistance? We’re putting it at the 200ema which is around 3227. Hitting there might see some resistance and abit of consolidation might take place. A good pullback might present an opportunity to scale into the market.

Most blue chips counters like Capitaland, UOL, CityDev have seen a nice run up on expectation of rate cuts which could benefit property stocks as their cost of borrowing goes down. Bank stocks hasn’t ran as much but nonetheless shown some good rebound.

Oil stocks has also staged some rebound and hoping for some nice upswing.

We’ll be conducting a workshop very soon on the lessons learnt from this trade war and how to use one simple indicator to help improve your analysis.

Keep a lookout for it.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin&Roy