Tech View: Nifty50 forms Bullish Piercing Line pattern, signals reversal

Nifty 50 broke two day’s decline on Tuesday and formed a bullish candle on the daily chart. It also formed a bullish piercing line pattern, which is indicating a possible reversal. Analysts say a follow-up buying could indicate a short-term bottom.

Nagraj Shetty, Technical Research Analyst,

In general, such a bullish piercing line pattern after an appropriate downtrend indicates an upside reversal of a short-term downtrend, the securities said.

“It also reflects the strength of a pullback rally followed by a sharp weakness. Hence, a bounce can be expected in the short term,” Shetty said.

For the day, the index closed 86.80 points or 0.5 per cent higher at 17,577.50.

Mazhar Mohamed of said follow-through buying in the next session could suggest that there is a temporary bottom at 17,345.

“In that scenario, the index may attempt to bridge the bearish gap between the 17,690 and 17,710 levels recorded on August 22, and a close above 17,710 could further strengthen the bulls’ optimism. Conversely, 17,345 The downside, at close, may resume weakness towards the 17,000 and 16,950 levels,” he added.

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Nifty Bank closed at 38,697.65, up 399.90 points or 1.04 per cent.

Senior Technical Analyst Kunal Shah said that the banking index has seen a sharp recovery from lower levels and has formed a strong bullish reversal candle.

Shah said the index support is in the 37,700-38,000 zone and as long as this support remains the index remains in buy-per-dip mode.

“The immediate upside barrier is 39,000 where call writers are active and once it is crossed further short covering will be visible,” he added.

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