At a high time frame from 2005 – 2017, Singapore stocks Sembcorp, Sembmarine and Keppel Corp appears to have strong positive correlation to WTI in this overlay. Over a shorter duration, that correlation is less convincing.
‘Can property prices be actually correlated to the stock market?’ Jo’An Tan, Associate Director, Redbrick Mortgage Advisory contributes her observations to this question.
WTI and DXY used to show a clear negative correlation. This disappeared in the middle of 2016. Is this a temporary divergence or a permanent change? If the present appearance is temporary only, one of them is going to show it’s true colour soon.
It appears there is a big divergence between the usually highly correlated HSI, SiMSCI and AUDJPY. Who is smarter? The stock market or the forex market?
If WTI bulls are lucky, WTI ‘rallies’ one more time to test former resistance/support at 51.40. If not, we should be inspecting price action at trend line soon.
There is a distinct bearish divergence between XLE (Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF) and WTI. XLE has completely reversed it’s post-Trump election gains and is now in the red.
Stock indices update for Q1 2017. 1) Relative strength, performance between major Western and Asian indices. 2) Straits Times Index constituents ‘winners and losers’. 3) Quick look at diverging behaviour between China A50, AUDUSD to exceeding PMI data. 4) US sector performance.