Just throwing some lines on HSBC (HSBA) .
We have a broadening channel, higher highs and lower lows on a 20 year timeframe.
Currently in a downward trend on the monthly, just about holding historical support.
This would probably be a good place to exit if we are expecting a market downturn.
"These formations are relatively rare during normal market conditions...
UK banks outperformed the benchmark for UK shares during the rout in global stock markets that began in October. UK bank share prices are down over the past two months, but by less than the FTSE 100 index.
Positive expectations for stress test results have played a role in limiting the damage to UK bank shares.
The banking sector has been hit by Trumps latest resurgence in the polls, but the UK banks received a slight boost after a UK court ruled that MP's will have a say on when and how article 50 will be invoked, increasing hopes of a soft Brexit.
The weekly chart has printed a bearish candle signal but on the daily chart prices look overstretched. on the D1 chart...