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: Sterling performance

Chart of the day: Sterling performance

Chart of the day: Sterling performance

Monday, 11 May, 2015, 9:20am

Chart of the day: Short-term signals dominate in Shanghai

Chart of the day: Short-term signals dominate in Shanghai

The technical outlook for the Shanghai share market remains positive, although the expansion in the proprietary selling pressure index from analysts at Lowry Research is worth monitoring. 

13 May 2015 - 9:43pm

Chart of the day: And the euro makes three

Chart of the day: And the euro makes three

Over the past few days we have looked at the Dax, which dived, bunds, which bombed, and now a soaring euro, making it three in a row and a headache for European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's recovery plans.

8 May 2015 - 9:53am

Chart of the day: What MSCI might mean for A share fund flows

Chart of the day: What MSCI might mean for A share fund flows

Choppiness in mainland equities has much to do with the way intern

7 May 2015 - 9:06am

Chart of the day: Bund bombshell

Chart of the day: Bund bombshell

Just when everyone was convinced that benchmark 10-year Bund yields could only drop to zero because of the European Central Bank's quantitative easing, consensus thinking took a big hit. 

6 May 2015 - 8:38am

Chart of the day: China's schizophrenic share market

Chart of the day: China's schizophrenic share market

Buying a rally predicated on deteriorating

5 May 2015 - 8:49am

Chart of the day: Dax dives

Chart of the day: Dax dives

Chart of the day: Dax dives

4 May 2015 - 9:48am

Chart of the day: Beware false signals from Taiwan

Chart of the day: Beware false signals from Taiwan

The rally in Taiwan stocks has delivered decisive price breakouts from a technical perspective in small and large-cap indices. Mid-caps are telling a different story.

6 May 2015 - 9:23pm

Chart of the day: The dollar in retreat

Chart of the day: The dollar in retreat

When even the euro - against a grim Greek background - can rally against the US dollar, "Houston, we have a problem". 

6 May 2015 - 9:23pm

Chart of the day: Asian stock rally may not boost retail sector

Chart of the day: Asian stock rally may not boost retail sector

Equity prices in emerging Asia have risen

6 May 2015 - 9:23pm

Chart of the day: Taiwan's turn to shine

Chart of the day: Taiwan's turn to shine

Last week, good volume and the biggest net - US$2.6 billion - inflow to the Taiwan stock exchange since 2007 propelled the benchmark Taiex index to the 10,000 level.

29 Apr 2015 - 8:49am

Chart of the Day: Kospi to test high

Chart of the Day: Kospi to test high

In the wake of its 10 per cent rally over the past two months, the Kospi Sentiment Barometer Indicator has moved into an extended optimism condition. 

29 Apr 2015 - 8:29pm

Chart of the day: Crude opportunities

Chart of the day: Crude opportunities

Chart of the day: Crude opportunities

27 Apr 2015 - 10:39am

Chart of the day: Hong Kong's rally has room to run

Chart of the day: Hong Kong's rally has room to run

Hong Kong's stock market has seen its key indices break out of ranges that have trapped them for two years, but the rally is becoming more fragmented. Small-caps have started to decline despite continued upside for large and mid-cap stocks.

24 Apr 2015 - 9:42pm

Chart of the Day: Kospi joins rally

Chart of the Day: Kospi joins rally

Three weeks ago, South Korea's Kospi index

24 Apr 2015 - 8:55am