Charts suggest strong momentum in these two stocks; Nifty to face resistance at 16,700

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August 23, 2021 8:15 AM

The Benchmark index has formed a bearish harami candlestick pattern in the weekly time frame at the all-time high levels, the bearish pattern will be confirmed when the prices will close below the harami pattern.

Stocks to buyBank Nifty has continuously underperformed the Benchmark index on all the time frames which is visible of relative strength (RS) indicator. (Image: REUTERS)

By Rohan Patil

It was a very volatile week where Nifty traded with a mixed bagged and registered its lifetime high of 16701.85 levels on 18th Aug and formed a bearish dark cloud cover candlestick pattern during the closing and continued its selling and confirmed the bearish pattern setup by closing below the bearish dark cloud cover pattern in its next trading session.

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The Benchmark index has formed a bearish harami candlestick pattern in the weekly time frame at the all-time high levels, the bearish pattern will be confirmed when the prices will close below the harami pattern. Momentum oscillator RSI (14) has dropped sharply from its overbought levels and currently reading at 65 levels with bearish crossover on the daily interval.

The immediate support for the Nifty is placed near 16200 levels and resistance is pegged near 16700 levels.

BANK NIFTY

Bank Nifty has witnessed an upward rising trend line breakdown on 20th Aug on the daily time frame. On the weekly chart, prices have drifted for more than three per cent and have closed below its trend line support.

Prices have made multiple attempts to break the resistance levels placed at 36300 – 36400 levels but were unable to breach the upper band of the horizontal trend line on the daily scale. Prices have drift below their 21 & 50-day exponential moving averages on the daily interval.

Bank Nifty has continuously underperformed the Benchmark index on all the time frames which is visible of relative strength (RS) indicator. The majority of the indicators & oscillator has indicated a negative trend for the banking index.

The banking index has filled its runaway gap which was created on 4th Aug due to a gap up opening. Currently, prices are trading in the middle of the rectangle pattern and the lower band of the pattern is supported with a 100- day exponential moving average. 

The immediate support for the Bank Nifty is placed near 34400 levels and resistance is pegged near 36200 levels.

Aurobindo Pharma : BUY
CMP: Rs 681.80 | Target RS. 730
Stop Loss Rs 653|Return 07.20%

On the daily chart AUROPHARMA has completed ‘Bullish Crab Harmonic pattern’; the coordinates of which are:

XA leg is from 797.30 to 1063.90

AB from 1063.90 to 917.75 (which is 61.80% of XA leg),

BC leg is from 917.75 to 1013 (which is 61.80% of the AB leg) and

CD leg is 1013 to 681.05 (which is 361.80% projection of BC leg & 161.80% retracement of XA leg).

Momentum oscillator RSI (14) has reached near extreme oversold level (10) and a sharp bounce back from the current level cannot be ruled out. Volume activity has increased significantly from the past few trading session indicates accumulation phrase in the oversold conditions.

Based on the above Technical studies we can come out with a view that the price may move towards higher levels over a short period.

Bharti Airtel: BUY
CMP: Rs 613.70 | Target Rs 660
Stop Loss Rs 590 | Return 07.50%

BHARTI AIRTEL has witnessed a retracement near its trend line support post-breakout of a triangle pattern on the weekly time frame. Prices have retraced 23.60 percent from their previous intermediate high of 644 levels.

Stock is trading above its 21, 50 & 100- day exponential moving averages on daily time frame, which is positive for the prices in the near term. MACD indicator is reading above its centerline with positive crossover above its signal line.  Momentum oscillator RSI (14) is reading near 60 levels which indicates positive momentum will like to continue ahead.

(Rohan Patil is a Technical Analyst at Bonanza Portfolio. The views are expressed are the author’s own. Please consult your financial advisor before investing.)

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