Reflections on Volume

Big volume without further upside equals distribution
Big volume without further downside equals accumulation

Volume tends to peak at turning points
Volume often precedes price movement
Volume is a relative study

Friday, September 7, 2012

Dow Versus KLCI

Market Close Stocks End at Multi-Year Highs, Fueled by ECB

Stocks surged across the board to close at multi-year highs Thursday, propelled by a batch of upbeat economic reports and after ECB President Mario Draghi said the central bank agreed on a new bond-buying program.
The Dow logged its best close since December 2007, while the S&P 500 posted its best finish since January 2008.

The volatility index plunged more than 10 percent to close below 16.


KLCI Sharply lower on panic selling

BURSA Malaysia closed sharply lower on pa-nic selling after Standard and Poor's said it may cut Malaysia's sovereign credit rating if the government did not deliver promised reforms to cut spending to reduce its fiscal deficits.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (FBM KLCI) lost 23.02 points to close at 1,617.99. It hovered between 1,613.16 and 1,635.95 throughout the day.

The downtrend was dragged by losses in heavyweights Axiata and CIMB which fell 20 sen each to RM6.02 and RM7.54 respectively.

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