Understand Market Direction Using Moving Average in Derivatives Trading

Investor Education & Capacity Building Programmes

02
Mar 2023

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

SIDC LAMS

Speakers : David Lo

MYR FOC *Fee is not inclusive of 8% SST

Derivatives Programme for Investors

This initiative is supported by the Capital Market Development Fund (CMDF)

The moving average is one of the technical analysis tools to understand and forecast market direction beginning with the process of price analysis. Generally, there are two (2) types of moving averages used by technical analysts i.e. Simple Moving Average (SMA) and Exponential Moving Average (EMA). Moving average plots average prices over a defined period of time and typically overlaid onto a candlestick or bar chart to guide trader and investor in executing appropriate trading strategies in derivatives trading.

This webinar will take participants on a journey of discovery on their technical analysis skills. It provides participants knowledge on moving average and how to understand the market direction when applying moving average onto a candlestick chart for trading and investment.

 

Programme Objective

This webinar is designed to provide participants with knowledge on moving averages and how to apply them in understanding the market direction for derivatives trading.

 

Mode

Live Webinar

 

Target Audience

Derivatives retail traders and investors (No CPE Point)

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this  programme, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe Simple Moving Average (SMA) and Exponential Moving Average (EMA)
  • Interpret moving averages overlaid onto a candlestick chart
  • Discuss market’s pattern for FCPO and FKLI market direction for FCPO and FKLI using moving average

Competencies

  1. Functional (Technical)  – Technical Analysis (Level 2)
  2. Foundational (Product) – Capital Market Products (Level 3)
  3. Functional (Process) – Derivatives Dealing (Level 2)
8.30 pm – 9.30 pm Understand Market Direction using Moving Average in Derivatives Trading

  1. Introduction to Moving Average (MA)
  • Types of Moving Average:
    • Simple Moving Average (SMA)
    • Exponential Moving Average (EMA)
    • Other types of Moving Averages
  • Identify market direction using Moving Average (in candlestick chart)
    • Uptrend
    • Downtrend
    • Crossover
  1. Case study: Identify and interpret market direction of FCPO and FKLI using moving average

Q & A Session

About the Speaker

David Lo

Trader and Managing Partner, Xmodeus Trading Group PLT

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