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Technical Outlook: S&P 500, DAX

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  • S&P 500 | Upside Momentum Slowing as 2800 Nears
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S&P 500 | Upside Momentum Slowing as 2800 Nears

As the S&P 500 edges towards key topside resistance at 2800, momentum has slowed with this week see the index somewhat range-bound, suggesting that the corrective move higher since the 2018 lows could be somewhat exhausted. As such, with the 76.4% Fibo level and 2800 holding thus far, there is a risk of a near-term pullback. Near-term support at 2730-40.

S&P 500 Price Chart: Daily Time Frame (Jun 2018 – Feb 2019)

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DAX | Bearish Divergence and 11500 Curbs Further Gains

Following the corrective bounce from the rising trendline, the DAX is now hovering around resistance at 11480-11500, which could curb further advances in the index. As such, a hold below 11500 continues to keep the outlook bearish for the DAX. Alongside this, the bearish RSI divergence on the daily timeframe raises scope for a pullback in the index.

DAX Price Chart: Daily Time Frame (Jun 2018 – Feb 2019)

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