According to Pivot charts, the key support level is placed at 10,498.3, followed by 10,456.8. If the index starts to move higher, key resistance levels to watch out are 10,568.4 and 10,597.
After a 3 percent drop in the previous week, bulls managed to regain control of D-Street on Monday with Nifty50 rising above 10,500. The index formed a small bullish candle on the daily candlestick charts which suggest that the rally could extend towards 10,700.
Investors are advised to stay cautious but technical indicators are suggesting that the pullback move could extend by another couple of trading sessions. The index closed below its key short-term moving averages such as 50-days exponential moving average (DEMA), and 5-DEMA.
The Nifty50 which opened at 10,518.20 rose to an intraday high of 10,555.50. It slipped marginally to hit an intraday low of 10,485.40 before closing 84 points higher at 10,539.75.
“Albeit Nifty50 registered a small bullish candle it appears to be on a pullback mode after testing its 100-Days Moving average (DMA) in the preceding two trading sessions of last week,” Mazhar Mohammad, Chief Strategist – Technical Research & Trading Advisory, Chartviewindia.in told Moneycontrol.
“As momentum oscillators are slowly turning into the positive zone thereby generating buy signals on lower time frame charts ideally this rally should get extended for a couple of trading sessions unless there is going to be a shift of sentiment in global markets once again on the negative side,” he said.
Momentum in the index shall get accelerated once it sustains above 10,636 levels. In such a scenario it should test the gap zone of 10,702 – 10,736 registered on 5th February but bigger rally should be expected only on a close above 10,736. For time being, Mohammad advises traders to put a stop below 10398 levels on a closing basis and ride this up move.
We have collated the top fifteen data points to help you spot profitable trade:
Key Support & Resistance Level for Nifty:
The Nifty closed at 10,539.75 on Monday. According to Pivot charts, the key support level is placed at 10,498.3, followed by 10,456.8. If the index starts to move higher, key resistance levels to watch out are 10,568.4 and 10,597.
The Nifty Bank closed at 25,701.60, up 0.93 percent. Important Pivot level, which will act as crucial support for the index, is placed at 25,538.73, followed by 25,375.87. On the upside, key resistance levels are placed at 25,811.13, followed by 25,920.67.
Call Options Data:
Maximum call open interest (OI) of 56.96 lakh contracts stands at strike price 11,100, which will be a resistance for the February series, followed by 11,000, which now holds 52.85 lakh contracts in open interest, and 10,700, which has accumulated 38.63 lakh contracts in OI.
Call writing was seen at the strike price of 10,600, which saw the addition of 2.7 lakh contracts along with 10,700, which added 1.54 lakh contracts, along with 10,900, which saw the addition of 0.72 lakh contracts.
Call unwinding was seen at the strike of 10,400, which shed 2.89 lakh contracts and 10,500, which shed 2.57 lakh contracts.
Put Options Data:
Maximum put OI of 54.76 lakh contracts was seen at strike price 10,000, which will act as a crucial base for February series, followed by 10,500, which now holds 53.94 lakh contracts and 10,400 which has now accumulated 42.66 lakh contracts in open interest.
Maximum Put writing was seen at the strike price of 10,500, which saw the addition of 2.46 lakh contracts, followed by 10,400, which added 2.39 lakh contracts and 10,300, which added 1.79 lakh contracts.
Put unwinding was seen at 10,000, which shed 2.83 lakh contracts, followed by 10,200, which shed 1.59 lakh contracts and 10,100, which shed 1.37 lakh contracts.
FII & DII Data:
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have net sold shares worth Rs 814.11 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth Rs 1,342.7 crore in the Indian equity market on Monday, as per provisional data available on the NSE.
Fund Flow Picture:
Stocks with high delivery percentage:
High delivery percentage suggests that investors are accepting the delivery of the stock, which means that investors are bullish on the stock.
96 stocks saw long build-up:
76 stocks saw short covering:
A decrease in open interest along with an increase in price mostly indicates short covering.
32 stocks saw short build-up:
An increase in open interest along with a decrease in price mostly indicates short positions being built up.
6 stocks saw long unwinding:
Long unwinding happens when there is a decrease in OI as well as in price.
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