Charter Hall Looks Poised

Technicals | Jan 30 2024

This story features CHARTER HALL GROUP. For more info SHARE ANALYSIS: CHC

By Michael Gable 

US markets continue to trade to new highs, which is a great sign. The latest US Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Index figures were released on Friday and it came in at 2.9% for the year, versus an expected 3%.

The PCE is the US Federal Reserve's preferred measure of inflation. Once again, it shows inflation heading the right way and provides evidence that restrictive interest rates will be lowered this year.

All of this is in the backdrop of a strong US economy. No wonder 2024 should be a good year for stocks.

The Australian market, however, is approaching its all-time highs, so it seems logical that our market will start to slow down as soon as we hit that major resistance level.

However, we still remain confident that a break to new highs will occur sooner than later and we maintain our view from several months ago that the S&P/ASX 200 Index will be trading above 8000 in 2024.

With markets having had a nice run over the past week, the range of stocks that don't look too stretched has fallen, but we still have some buying opportunities.

We offer a technical analysis view on Charter Hall ((CHC)).

CHC bounced strongly off the lows in November, and then formed a short-term top after gapping up in December.

The share price has since eased back but we have noticed that has done so in the shape of a bull-flag (diagonal blue lines).

Not only that, but it has nicely filled the gap that was created in December. This is potentially setting up CHC for a new trade where an upside break of this bull-flag will be the buy trigger.

That is, a close above $11.85 would be the next buy signal. If that were to occur, then we would be looking towards $14.00 as our next target.

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Michael Gable is managing Director of  Fairmont Equities (

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• Bachelor of Engineering, Hons. (University of Sydney) 
• Bachelor of Commerce (University of Sydney) 
• Diploma of Mortgage Lending (Finsia) 
• Diploma of Financial Services [Financial Planning] (Finsia) 
• Completion of ASX Accredited Derivatives Adviser Levels 1 & 2


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