Category: currency strength indicator

The currency array and universal sentiment explained

Once of the key concepts to understand as a forex trader is that of sentiment to a currency, and whether that sentiment is universal across the complex. In this video we explain the principles of the Quantum currency array and in particular using the yen complex. Here we can see we have diversity on the… Read more »

The three indices we often forget as forex traders!

In this video we explain the importance of understanding where the three major currencies are heading, whether intraday or on a longer term basis. The three main currencies are of course the US dollar, the Japanese yen and the single currency of the euro. The Quantum Trading suite of tools and indicators delivers an index… Read more »

How the MT5 currency matrix reveals market sentiment

currency matrix MT5

In this video which comes towards the end of the London session and the start of the US session, we highlight how the currency matrix helps to identify the universal sentiment to the Canadian dollar. In this example the USD dollar has been strongly bullish before reversing to bearish and coupled with very strong buying… Read more »

Using the MT5 CSI currency strength indicator for scalping

In this short video we explain the power of using the Quantum Trading currency strength indicator in multiple timeframes on the MT5 platform. And in this example we are using the MT5 platform once again which provides a much wider choice of timeframes using both the standard and custom options. Here we have the currency… Read more »

MT5 yen index daily chart now turning bearish

MT5 yen index

The daily yen index on our MT5 platform is now starting to signal a change in the bullish trend for the yen, which is seen all the yen pairs move strongly lower over the last few weeks. Now with markets starting to accept the trade negiotiations are perhaps not as bad as first expected, and… Read more »

GBP/JPY begins to turn on the daily chart

gbpjpy daily chart

The currency strength indicator on the daily timeframe has been signalling the UK pound as strongly overbought (yellow line) and the Japanese yen (magenta line) as oversold for some time, and today has finally seen the pair move lower following last week’s extended congestion phase in the 151 area of the chart. This period of… Read more »

Sterling bears out in force

A worse than expected UK manufacturing production figure of -0.4% against a forecast of 0.1% (-0.4% was the figure in December) has given sterling bears a further excuse to sell the currency, with some really nice downtrends in a number of GBP pairs. In addition industrial production also followed a similar trend coming at -0.7%… Read more »

Kiwi roaring higher on the currency strength indicator

Good to see the Kiwi on a bit of tear (the white line on the currency strength indicator), but comes as no surprise given how oversold it was at the end of last week. We’ve been tracking the NZD/USD which has had a huge move higher overnight & broken through the VPOC on the daily… Read more »

NZD and USD in focus on the currency strength indicator

Thanks to everyone for coming along to our forex webinar for the London session earlier, where our focus was the euro & eurodollar, particularly with some pretty heavy option expiry strike prices due up later today. Also in view was the kiwi which was in a similar state to the British pound ahead of Chancellor Osborne’s autumn… Read more »

GBP in focus ahead of Autumn budget

This morning’s highlight comes from Chancellor George Osborne here in the UK with his Autumn Forecast Statement, so expect lots of smoke & mirrors, volatility and opportunity to shake traders out of the market.For the British pound complex on the faster time frames, it’s been a case of some good moves lower against USD, JPY… Read more »