Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC.AX)
Trading: BUY @ $26.24
Signal Strength: STRONG
Indicator MUST BE USED in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading position. Indicator can be applied to the short term timeframe but is only able to give and indication of the strength of the buyers versus sellers at the market close. This Japanese candlestick indicator can provide guidance on the short term battle between sellers and buyers from the companies recent trading.
Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) has formed a new Bullish Piercing reversal pattern. This means, WBC has been in a short term downtrend with a black candle which is followed by a strong gap down on open but closes in the upper half of the previous candle. This indicates after a very weak open the bulls have taken control on the close and highlights a potential trend change in the upward direction.
This is a bottom reversal pattern with two candlesticks. A black candlestick appears on the first day while a downtrend is in progress. The second day opens at a new low with a gap down and closes more than halfway into the prior black body leading to the formation of a strong white candlestick.
The market is characterized by a prevailing downtrend.
2) A black candlestick appears on the first day.
3). A white candlestick opens on the second day with a gap down and closes more than halfway into the body of the first day.
4. The second day fails to close above the body of the first day.
PROFILE: Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Westpac Banking Corporation
Ticker Codes: | WBC.AX | ASX:WBC |
Westpac Banking Corporation provides various banking and financial services in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Pacific region, and internationally. It operates through five divisions: Consumer Bank, Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank, and Westpac New Zealand. It offers everyday banking, savings, term deposit, moving to Australia, under 21 and student, business, community solutions one, not-for-profit savings, and foreign currency accounts; term, tailor-made, and farm management deposits; debit, credit, and travel money cards; home, personal, investment, small business, and commercial loans; and equipment, automotive, cash flow, property, and insurance premium financing services. It also provides home and content, landlord, car, travel, boat, caravan and trailer, life, credit card and loan repayment, income protection, business, farm pack, person income, and business overheads insurance products; superannuation and retirement products; investment portfolios; installment warrants; and trading, financial advisory, wealth, foreign currency exchange, international payment, cash flow management, international trade, and import and export services. In addition, it offers industry specific banking and treasury services; other services, such as emergency cash, online and telephone banking, ATMs, unclaimed money, travel center, margin lending, and banking services to migrants moving to Australia; and mobile wallets. Further, it provides capital advisory and fund management, transactional and private banking, and financial market services; and corporate and structured finance, as well as trade and supply chain finance. It serves individuals; micro, small, and medium enterprises; and commercial, corporate, institutional, and government customers. The company was formerly known as Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in October 1982. The company was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
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