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The reasons for the strong performance were the Quantitative Easing (QE) of the ECB and the weaker Euro.
The DAX has started a consolidation in mid-March. In this time the German stock market has formed a bullish flag as a short-term continuation pattern on daily basis. Regarding the breakout above the resistance at 11,930 the German Blue Chips has generated a new buy signal. The target price is the high at 12,221 from mid-March.
Although the DAX shows us a nice chart picture a further correction is possible at any time. For this case the German stock market has got some robust supports at 11,600 (23.6 per cent Fibonacci retracement), the trend line at 11,861/11,853 and finally the 21-days moving average (EMA) at 11,840.