Chinese shares have broken key support

Kim Cramer Larsson

Technical Analyst, Saxo Bank Group

Last week, I posted an analysis of Chinese stocks testing important support levels. This morning, those levels are broken.

Both the Hang Seng 50 and FTSE China A50 indices closed below long-term support. In the FTSE China 50 index, we saw a close below 12,000 with Bollinger bands expanding and RSI below 40 – all indicators of lower levels to come. The next major area of support for the FTSE China 50 index lies around 11.400.

We see a s
imilar picture in the HK 50, which closed below support around 29.125 and tested 29.000 this morning (note:  the 29,000 level is not simply a 'round number' area of support but has more long-term significance).

Investors should keep an eye on these charts as the trade war theme intensifies.

Source: Saxo Bank

Source: Saxo Bank

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