Technical Analysis 

Three seasonal anomalies

Three seasonal anomalies

Earlier this year, the FTSE 100 rose in the second week of February. The following week, it fell. The week after that the market increased. This pattern of alternating positive and negative week returns continued for another three weeks. Is this an established behavioural pattern of stocks ­alternating weeks of positive and negative returns?

To continue reading, subscribe today

and enjoy unlimited access to the following:

  • Tips of the Week
  • Funds coverage
  • Weekly features on big investment themes
  • Trading ideas
  • Comprehensive companies coverage
  • Economic analysis
Subscribe to Investors Chronicle

Subscribe today

Full access for just £3.37 a week:

• Tips and recommendations - to beat the market 
• Portfolio clinic & Mr Bearbull - build a well-planned portfolio 
• Expert tools - track and manage investments effortlessly
• Plus free delivery to your home or office

Subscribe Now