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Trading indicators

Trading indicators are popular tools in technical analysis​​​ that can help traders to predict future price movements within the financial markets. Technical indicators are displayed over or below price charts​​ to help traders identify trends and overbought or oversold situations. Explore our wide range of technical trading indicators below.

Technical analysis indicators explained

Trading indicators use mathematical calculations based on historical price action and volume to forecast future price movements, providing trade entry and exit signals. These signals suggest a potential time and price for a trader to enter a trade, with the aim of profiting from the predicted move in price. Having an understanding of technical indicators is useful when building a trading strategy.

List of trading indicators

Our award-winning online trading platform, Next Generation, comes with a wide range of technical indicators for both short and long-term trades. Browse some common technical trading indicators, both leading and lagging, that can help to identify momentum and bullish and bearish trends within the financial markets.

Explore our range of technical tools