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Index trend and stocks in action on July 01, 2020

Karan DSIJ

Nifty began the session on a firm note, however, it failed to capitalise on it and in the second half of the trade, it succumbed to selling pressure and at once, breached 10,300 mark but some recovery in dying movements helped Nifty to claw back above 10,300 mark and end the day with modest losses.

On the daily chart, Nifty formed a bearish candle after two successive days of the Doji formation. In the last four trading sessions, Nifty is seeing a narrow range of 10,194.50-10,409.85. During this range-bound trading, the majority of the candle formation is indecisive in nature. Besides, it clearly indicates that a tussle is seen between the bulls and bears. Bulls are not letting the price drop, while bears are not letting it move higher.

Usually, this type of tight consolidation leads to sharper moves. Earlier, similar consolidation was seen between May 18-May 26 and after breaking out of the range, the index marched nearly 14 per cent.

Trend traders would be hoping this consolidation to take some decisive direction by breaking out of this range. As trading in such a narrow range is providing enough opportunities to trade. Hence, on the higher side, keep a watch on 10,410 mark and on the downside break, watch out 10,194 levels. Break on either side would open doors for a directional move.

A sustainable move above 10,410 would open doors for 200 points and similarly, a move below 10,194 would result in a swift move of 200 points.
 

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