Technical Analysis: LFEX Norway Exporters Salmon Index, 12th August 2022

David Nye - The London Fish Exchange

Published: 15th August 2022

This Article was Written by: David Nye - The London Fish Exchange


The Oslo FoB Prices have broken the black upsloping trend line and is now very close to the 69.07NOK support line. Notice the Composite Index ran into resistance at the downward sloping green trendline1.

The Composite Index is now testing the positive crossover of it’s moving averages. This is usually a strong bullish signal when the prices are moving up. The signal isn’t as strong when prices are in a downtrend. There is some history at this displacement in the Composite Index. You can see that both the RSI and the Composite Index are diverging with price.

The RSI diverging with price is a stronger signal and is significant, implying the downtrend losing momentum. The spread between the moving averages on the RSI is also narrowing. You can see the price support levels, green horizontal price lines, on the chart. The support zone at 60.93NOK also has a grey diagonal trend line offering additional support.

  About This Analysis

About David Nye

David is a Senior Vice President in investment advisory with over 30 years of experience.

Based in Minnesota, USA he has a long history in technical analysis across a range of markets. David brings his experience to provide an independent insight into potential salmon pricing based on LFEX and DataSalmon data.

What is Technical Analysis?

Technical Analysis is used to try and identify price trends in the future. Analysts believe that by using factual past information (trading activity and price changes) it is possible to identify future price movement trends and is quite prevalent in commodity and forex markets but can be applied to any product.

Technical Analysis has been developing for over a century, and there are now hundreds of patterns and signals that have been created. They are often used in conjunction with other forms of research and analysis to help formulate, or support pricing trend opinions.

Purpose of the Analysis?

To provide an independent data-driven view of market pricing trends in the short and medium-term. As a potential tool, for users to access future pricing trends based on LFEX/DataSalmon derived market data.

How Does it Work?

On a regular basis (weekly), David will provide his independent analysis of LFEX and DataSalmon pricing data. The output will be to provide pricing trends based on the most up to date pricing received.

The analysis will show the expected trends and potential (price) levels, as well as other markers – for example, higher or lower price triggers that would affect the analysis of the trend – and what this might mean. It is data-driven, and will not, and does not, account for any other fundamental analysis, or weather or biological events for example. This is the same for any commodity product technical analysis.


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