Kagi on price chart

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Kagi on price chart

Kagi is a type of graphic representation that comes from Asia. This type of price chart is distinguished by the fact that one draws a Kagi type graph taking into account only the price. Indeed, even if time is represented on the abscissa axis, the time scale is not linear. This type of chart is convenient to follow the trend.

The horizontal lines have no real meaning, their role is to give continuity to the price. These horizontal lines are called inflection lines.

Two variables stand out with the Kagi, the color and the sense of the lines. These two variables depend on the direction of the market:

  • The line is again in the same direction and the same color as the previous line when prices go in the same direction.
  • The color remains the same, but the direction of the line is opposite when the prices exert a reversal of a fixed amount in advance (we speak of threshold of reversal).
  • The color and the direction of the line change when there is a break of a lower or higher observed in the past.

There are two methods of using Kagi:

  1. We buy when there is a turnaround and sell when there is a downturn. In other words, color changes are buying and selling signals.
  2. We expect confirmation of two or three breaks higher or lower after a change of color to switch to the long or short order.

In this indicator you can choose which type of reversal you want: a percentage amount of price , or a fix points/pips amount. Set one of the reversal setting to 0 will deactivate it to use the other one.

 

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  1. asbah247 • 40 days ago #

    hi nicolas.. how ru.. can u help me code ross hook for tradingview#

    • Nicolas • 40 days ago #

      Hi, we do not offer free assistance for tradingview programming. You can send us a query to the programming services: https://www.prorealcode.com/trading-programming-services/

  2. jobswaps • 36 days ago #

    Hola has un indicador donde trase una linea de tendencia con uniendo los maximos de un mes y otro con los minimos de un 1 mes y tambien que se por barras o velas

    • Nicolas • 35 days ago #

      Por favor haga preguntas en nuestros foros. Abra un tema individual para cada una de sus solicitudes.

  3. Jan Wind • 35 days ago #

    “There are two methods of using Kagi:
    We buy when there is a turnaround and sell when there is a downturn. In other words, color changes are buying and selling signals.”

    I will give it a try to develop a trading strategy based upon the advice above for buying and selling, I do this for the DAX index, and I will use 5 minutes, and with confirmation of the higher MTF of 10 minutes,
    For example coded as Buying when the Kagi in 5 min MTF is minimal equal to the previous bar (turning point) and the Kagi in the 10 min MTF is minimal equal to the previous 10 min bar and smaller then the 5 min Kagi (confirmation), with opening only in morning hours. See if that will deliver profitable trades.
    Or the other way around, for example coded as Buying when the Kagi in 10 min MTF is minimal equal to the previous bar (turning point) and the Kagi in the 5 min MTF is minimal equal to the previous 5 min bar and the 5 min Kagi > 10 min Kagi (confirmation), with opening only in morning hours. See if that will deliver profitable trades.

    • Nicolas • 34 days ago #

      Thanks, let us know how it is going?

  4. Jan Wind • 22 days ago #

    Hallo Nicolas,

    I have tested the pre-mentioned concept, and had to change the concept :
    1. buy when Kagi is greater then the previous Kagi AND ( for a higher timeframe Kagi is greater then previous Kagi or Kagi is equal to previous Kagi ). Vice versa for selling. I used time frames of 3 minutes and 6 minutes and 2 minutes and 4 minutes
    2. buying between 8 and 15 hr CET, no more then 2 opening transactions per day, regardless in the market with a position or not
    3. add a trailing stop, which is the exit strategy and a stop-loss to protect significant losses.
    4. I varied with the ReversalAmountPercent and the trailing stop, the smaller timeframes, the greater the reversal% seems to be for best results.

    Good and relative steady profits seems to appear for the indices, it seems not to work with currencies.
    Disadvantages of the strategy is that the trades are for a long time in the market (interest costs for ETFs) and only a few trades are generated ( +/- 40 in a year) , which reduces reliability significantly.

    But overall promising !
    Kind regards, Jan

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