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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: Worst yet to come for copper

Chart of the day: Worst yet to come for copper

The tumble taken by investor sentiment across the asset class spectrum in recent weeks has triggered some of the sharpest price falls in years.

Thursday, 11 December, 2014, 6:59am 1 comment

Chart of the day: Does Shanghai still have room to run?

Chart of the day: Does Shanghai still have room to run?

Record trading volume that had lifted the Shanghai Composite Index above 3,000 points for the first time in four years has also tipped the market into overbought territory.

10 Dec 2014 - 8:07am

Chart of the day: H shares eye new highs

Chart of the day: H shares eye new highs

The H-share index has been living in the shadow of the Shanghai Composite Index. But H-share momentum may be beginning to improve.

9 Dec 2014 - 9:08am

Chart of the day: Toronto to topple?

Chart of the day: Toronto to topple?

The effects of five months of slide in oil prices to a five-year low have started to appear.

8 Dec 2014 - 9:15am

Chart of the day: Dubai dives

Chart of the day: Dubai dives

The fallout from sliding oil prices can be seen almost everywhere. The Dubai Financial Market General Index suddenly slumped as the market closed for a holiday-shortened week.

5 Dec 2014 - 9:21am

Chart of the day: Copper crystallising slowdown fears

Chart of the day: Copper crystallising slowdown fears

The hammering being dished out to oil traders is being watched with growing anxiety by dealers in other markets, not least copper.

4 Dec 2014 - 7:52am

Chart of the day: Oil's slide spreads

Chart of the day: Oil's slide spreads

The week has not been an easy one so far for Malaysian markets. Its main share index opened the week with a 2.3 per cent drop, its biggest one-day decline in almost two years.

4 Dec 2014 - 7:44am

Chart of the day: China’s cyclical slowdown

Chart of the day: China’s cyclical slowdown

Another month, another sub-par purcha

2 Dec 2014 - 9:26am

Chart of the day: Oil slicks in many woods

Chart of the day: Oil slicks in many woods

The price of crude oil is at its lowest in four years, having tumbled for five consecutive months.

1 Dec 2014 - 9:56am

Chart of the day: China's deflationary millstone

Chart of the day: China's deflationary millstone

Theories abound among policy watchers trying to figure out what prompted Beijing to cut interest rates this time a week ago.

29 Nov 2014 - 4:14am

Chart of the day: Sing when you're winning

Chart of the day: Sing when you're winning

Reserve Bank of Australia chief Glenn Stevens might just be about to burst into song

28 Nov 2014 - 9:43am

Chart of the day: Copper bottomed?

Chart of the day: Copper bottomed?

Global trading sentiment on copper may have risen for the first week in four, but prices are languishing at one-month lows.

27 Nov 2014 - 9:10am

Chart of the day: False hope for pound-euro

Chart of the day: False hope for pound-euro

Yes, it is an old story, but the British pound has gained against the euro since July last year when 87 pence were needed to buy one unit of the single currency.

26 Nov 2014 - 8:50am

Chart of the day: Signs of hopes for Japan stocks

Chart of the day: Signs of hopes for Japan stocks

While yen weakness may help corporate Japan, it has been bad news for US dollar-based investors in Japanese equities.

25 Nov 2014 - 9:17am 1 comment

Chart of the day: End of rally in US dollar?

Chart of the day: End of rally in US dollar?

Since July, the US dollar has gained against all currencies, including the Singaporean dollar.

24 Nov 2014 - 9:24am