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Rectangle Pattern (Bullish): Forex Chart Pattern

Rectangle Pattern Definition

The rectangle graphical price pattern serves for existing trend confirmation. The bullish version is usually formed in an uptrend and signals the trend’s direction will prevail after its occurrence on the chart.

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Formation

The rectangle pattern is characterized by two parallel trendlines representing support and resistance levels respectively connecting the most recent lows and highs of the price, holding a certain bunch of price fluctuations within.

Rectangle Pattern (Bullish)

Interpretation of Bullish Rectangle

The price climbing above the resistance line (plus certain deviation is possible) is considered a buy signal as the level at which the asset has been repeatedly sold is finally overcome.

Target price

Following a bullish rectangle pattern formation the price is generally believed to rise at least to its target level, calculated as follows:

T = R + H,

Where:

T – target price;

R – resistance level (pattern’s top);

H – pattern’s height (distance between support and resistance).


How to use Bullish Rectangle in trading platform

You can see the graphical object on the price chart by downloading one of the trading terminals offered by IFC Markets.