Daryl Guppy is an independent technical analyst who appears frequently on CNBC Asia. He runs training, analysis and resource workshops for retail and professional financial market traders involved in stocks, CFDs, warrants, derivatives, futures and commodities in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. He has his own trading company, guppytraders.com.
The Australian dollar has hit a 14-month high against the U.S dollar, prompting investors to speculate once again, if the currency will reach parity with the greenback. According to historical charts, that outcome is unlikely anytime soon.
When Lehman Brothers collapsed a year ago, the crisis highlighted the fragility of the banking sector. Investors are still shying away from financial stocks, fearing many will follow Lehman's fate. With proper chart analysis, one bank looks set to buck that trend.
The NYMEX oil price remains bullish and could be headed for $63, technical analysis shows.
The gold price has moved sideways for the two years to June.
The Shanghai Index has developed a new pattern of trend behavior.
The Nikkei's relentless bull-run has raised concerns if a correction is on the pipeline. Chart analysis, however, suggests otherwise.
Daryl Guppy is an independent technical analyst who appears frequently on CNBC Asia.