SGX CSP Module 4: Technical Analysis

Course Date: 24 November Saturday (10am to 5pm)

Assessment Date: 24 November Saturday (6pm to 6.30pm)

The Certified Securities Professionals (CSP) Programme is designed for those seeking a successful career in the securities industry. Please click here for the CSP programme brochure.

SGX CSP Module 4: Technical Analysis## Partial waiver applies for those who have completed Trading Representatives FATA 1 Training, please contact us for more information.

Participants will acquire the knowledge on how to perform technical analysis (TA) to determine market trends to forecast price movements and market positions to take.

Course Outline
Fundamentals of Technical Analysis
  • Assumptions of Technical Analysis
  • Fundamental Pillars of Technical Analysis
  • Fundamental Beliefs of Technical Analysis


  • Trends as Patterns of Behaviour
  • Trends and its Fractal Nature
  • The Nature of Directional Trend
  • The Nature of Sideway Trend
  • Trends, Strategies and Low Risk Action Zones
  • Fractal Nature of Trends and its Impact on Strategy


  • Recognising Importance of Volume in Assessing Strength in Trends and Chart Patterns

Charts and Moving Averages

  • Types of Charts
  • Line Chart
  • Bar Chart
  • Candlestick Chart
  • Point and Figure Chart
  • Using Moving Averages and Different Types of Moving Averages
  • iTrend Patterns
  • Quarterly Timeframes

Oscillators Trading Strategies

  • Average Directional Index (ADX)
  • Aroon Indicator
  • Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD)
  • On Balance Volume
  • Relative Strength Index
  • Stochastic Oscillator (Slow)
  • Trading Strategies and Application
  • Sketching a Trading Plan
Trainer’s Profile

Jeffery Tie currently focuses on both trading and conducting Technical Analysis courses and workshops with SGX Academy and the Financial Training Institute @ Singapore Management University. Mr Tie’s stock market career began in 1977 with JM Sassoon. During his time in stock broking, he witnessed many cycles of boom and bust, including the 1987 meltdown in worldwide equity markets. In 1997, Mr Tie joined Refco Singapore. During this time he developed new expertise in International Futures Markets and FX. Mr Tie’s experience and training during his time at both stock broking and futures broking enhanced his understanding of technical analysis and trading. Besides Singapore, he has also spoken to International audiences in Jakarta, Mumbai and Sri Lanka.

SkillsFuture Credit

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible courses. SkillsFuture credits can be used for this course.

For more information, please refer to SkillsFuture website.

IBF-STS Funding

The IBF Standards Training Scheme (“IBF-STS”) provides funding for training and assessment programmes accredited under the IBF Standards. IBF-STS provides 70% funding for direct training costs subject to cap of S$7,000 per participant per programme. For all IBF-STS programmes commencing on or after 1 July 2016, Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 90% co-funding of direct training costs, subject to existing grant caps of S$7,000 per programme. Singapore Permanent Residents will continue to be eligible for 70% co-funding of direct training costs for IBF-STS programmes. For more information, please refer to IBF website


Contact Us

For further enquiries, please email register@sgxacademy.com or call 6327-5438
(Operating Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm)


Terms and Conditions


Singapore Exchange reserves the right to make changes to the time, date, syllabus, speakers, venue or cancel the course if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

Cancellation for a registration must be made in writing at least 10 business days before the event and a refund (less a 10% administrative fee of total course fee) will be made. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 10 business days prior to the event. All requests for replacement must be made in writing at least 3 business days prior to the event.

SGX reserves the right to make changes to the date, time and/or other information regarding the course if warranted by circumstanced beyond its control.



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Alternatively, you may wish to make payment by cheque, made payable to “SGX Academy Secretariat“. Please mail your cheque to the following address:

SGX Academy Secretariat
160 Robinson Road
SBF Center

Singapore 068914

Please provide your name, email, contact number, event title and date on the reverse side of the cheque. Enrolment is contingent upon receipt by Singapore Exchange of full payment and availability of space in the event. A confirmation note will be sent via email 10 business days before the seminar/course commences.


Minimum Class Size

The minimum class size for the programme is 10 confirmed registration and SGX Academy may, as its discretion, start a class without the minimum required number.

Event Details
  • Start Date
    Sat, 24 Nov 18
  • Time
    10:00 AM - 06:30 PM
  • Status
  • Address
    Academy 2, 2 Shenton Way, SGX Centre 1
  • S$310
    Online Registration Closed*
    Call (65) 6011 8922 to check availability.