The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the PAX Gold. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of PAX Gold.
The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for PAX Gold. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of PAX Gold. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of PAX Gold until June 3rd, 2023.
In the chart below, the strength the trend is drawn, as well as the positive and negative directional indicators. The ADX (Average Directional Index) is the black line. The positive directional indicator (+DI) is the green line, and the negative directional indicator (-DI) is drawn in red.
In the chart above, the development of the price for PAX Gold is shown for the period from 12/03/2022 until 06/03/2023. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.
In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the PAX Gold are listed in the table below.
|PAX Gold average directional index||17.27|
|PAX Gold positive directional indicator||37.57|
|PAX Gold negative directional indicator||55.65|
Several signals can be gained from the chart above. First of all, the green line gives us an indication of the positive trend. The opposite line, the red one, indicates the negative trend for PAX Gold.
When the green line tops the red line, the PAX Gold is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for PAX Gold.
Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of PAX Gold, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.
PAX Gold ADX score
The Average Directional Index (ADX) is used to measure the strength or weakness of a trend, not the actual direction. In general, when the positive directional indicator is higher than the negative directional in indicator, the trend of PAX Gold is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.
The PAX Gold currently follows a negative trend. For PAX Gold, the positive directional indicator is 37.57. The value for the negative directional indicator is higher (55.65). This means that the current trend of the PAX Gold is negative.
To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for PAX Gold is 17.27, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for PAX Gold does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling PAX Gold.
To get a good signal to trade PAX Gold, we have to wait until the trend gives us a higher ADX value in the current negative trend.