Chart Book

Chart Book is featured daily column at SCMP.com and in print in the South China Morning Post. It brings readers a combination of exclusive sentiment barometers on equity markets, practical technical analysis flagging likely moves across a range of asset classes, and smart graphics that offer insight into evolving market trends.

Chart of the day: Alarm sounded over Korea

Chart of the day: Alarm sounded over Korea

Caution remains warranted in South Korea in the intermediate term, Lowry Research says, as selling pressure continues to move to new highs. 

Friday, 29 May, 2015, 5:42pm

Chart of the day: Counter-intuitive yields

Chart of the day: Counter-intuitive yields

Once again the US Fed warned us to prepa

29 May 2015 - 12:23pm

Chart of the day: Korea output to rebound

Chart of the day: Korea output to rebound

A rebound in the electronics and car sectors is expected to have delivered a recovery in South Korean industrial production in April after a modest decline in March.

28 May 2015 - 9:21am

Chart of the day: Japan on the warpath?

Chart of the day: Japan on the warpath?

Since 2012, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's

27 May 2015 - 9:08am

Chart of the day: The credit case for Asian policy easing

Chart of the day: The credit case for Asian policy easing

Chart of the day: The credit case for Asian policy easing

25 May 2015 - 8:15pm

Chart of the day: We prefer the pound

Chart of the day: We prefer the pound

Picking the pound over the euro for a lo

25 May 2015 - 9:22am

Chart of the day: Signs of strength in overbought Shanghai stocks

Chart of the day: Signs of strength in overbought Shanghai stocks

Shanghai A shares are showing fresh signs of s

22 May 2015 - 9:50pm

Chart of the day: Bund yields backup

Chart of the day: Bund yields backup

Yields on benchmark 10-year Bunds, after

22 May 2015 - 9:12am

Chart of the day: Momentum shift could end H-share halt

Chart of the day: Momentum shift could end H-share halt

Consolidation in the H-share market is well advanced and could be about to end. A sharp dip early this month soon found support in the vicinity of 2009, 2010 and 2011 highs just above 13,600 points. 

21 May 2015 - 9:29am

Chart of the day: Dollar set for retreat

Chart of the day: Dollar set for retreat

April and so far May have been cruel months for US dollar bulls - of which there are still far too many - as a reversal in the dollar index forces a re-evaluation in consensus thinking. 

20 May 2015 - 9:38am

Chart of the day: S&P 500 nearly ready to rally

Chart of the day: S&P 500 nearly ready to rally

The underlying strength of the S&P 500 Index's multi-year bull run might just be about to reassert itself and break through the flat patch that has capped its progress since late February and left it in the unfamiliar position of underperforming the MSCI World Index.

19 May 2015 - 10:36am

Chart of the day: Dollar rethink

Chart of the day: Dollar rethink

Chart of the day: Dollar rethink

18 May 2015 - 9:30am

Chart of the day: Pressure for more easing

Chart of the day: Pressure for more easing

Societe Generale says more policy easing is need

19 May 2015 - 8:03pm

Chart of the day: A serious short squeeze

Chart of the day: A serious short squeeze

During the first quarter, consensus opinion was for US dollar strength which analysts got as the trend that started in July last year continued. 

15 May 2015 - 8:54am

Chart of the day: China hot money outflows hit record pace

Chart of the day: China hot money outflows hit record pace

Mainland first quarter balance of payments data signals capital flight accelerating, with net hot money outflows - the sum of non-foreign direct investment flows plus the central bank's "errors and omissions" account - at 9.25 per cent of GDP, a whopping US$840 billion.

14 May 2015 - 9:22am

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