The chart showing Series 1 series.
To see the performance of the pattern in your stock exchange in the context of other stock markets please examine the table below. Find your stock market there and see how it ranks among the others. This will give you an idea about the pattern’s strength and reliability and help you in your buying decisions.
This pattern consists firstly of a black Marubozu and then a white Marubozu. After the black Marubozu, the market opens above the prior session’s opening, forming a gap between the two candlesticks.
Recognition Criteria
1. The market is characterized by a prevailing downtrend.
2. On the first day a black Marubozu (or a black candlestick) is observed.
3. Then we see a white Marubozu (or a white candlestick) on the second day.
4. The second day opens higher with a body gap.
Pattern Requirements and Flexibility
The Bullish Kicking ideally should consist of a black Marubozu then a white Marubozu with a body gap in between. However, we accept normal or long candlesticks and a null body gap, too. This way, the Bullish Separating Lines Pattern, which is a continuation pattern (that is not covered here), is also included in a modified manner as a reversal pattern.
Trader’s Behavior
The pattern is a strong sign showing that the market is headed upwards. It appears in a downtrend and on the first day a strong black candlestick (or a black Marubozu) further confirms the bearishness. The next day prices open at or above the previous day’s open, causing a gap. This huge gap urges the bulls to take action. The market heads up forming a white candlestick (or a white Marubozu).
Buy/Stop Loss Levels
The confirmation level is defined as the last close. Prices should cross above this level for confirmation.

The stop loss level is defined as the last low. Following the BUY, if prices go down instead of going up, and close or make two consecutive daily lows below the stop loss level, while no bearish pattern is detected, then the stop loss is triggered.
Pattern Performance in Stock Exchanges since 1/1/2014
Stock Exchange
Per Trade
Total Net%(Descending)
USOTCBB 32266.67100.0063.500.0063.50
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
ChinaSZSE 72749537068.0974.758.510.887.63
ChileBCS 555100.00100.006.400.006.40
ChinaSSE 58643031973.3874.196.850.716.14
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 19613610269.3975.006.660.695.97
Hong KongHKEX 137285353262.1762.376.510.905.62
TurkeyBIST 28116811459.7967.866.310.745.57
IndiaBSE 158794258359.3661.896.811.425.39
UAEUAE 50311862.0058.066.001.484.52
South KoreaKOSDAQ 68543526263.6560.095.280.864.42
PortugalLISBON 43291767.4458.624.760.724.03
NorwayOSE 2261367560.1855.155.911.963.96
Greece ATHENS 72493068.0661.226.672.733.94
ThailandSET 38426318468.4969.964.350.453.90
SpainIBEX 146866058.9069.774.730.873.86
USWARRANTS 38251865.7972.004.800.963.84
PhilippinesPSE 115613453.0455.744.901.073.84
IndiaNSE 85952031460.5460.384.851.023.83
USAMEX 42026116862.1464.374.540.743.81
USNASDAQ 29671971124766.4363.274.530.853.68
BangladeshDSE 30916610553.7263.254.220.743.48
IsraelTASE 2571679664.9857.494.951.473.48
Poland GPW 2441478760.2559.184.651.173.48
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 47127817259.0261.874.621.203.42
South KoreaKRX 97167642169.6262.284.200.813.39
JapanTOKYO 81335782364171.0962.974.180.803.38
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 121694157.0259.424.160.783.38
AustraliaASX 113567639259.5657.994.431.083.35
PakistanKSE 2361559165.6858.714.461.143.33
TaiwanGTSM 46727016257.8260.003.860.833.03
USOTC PINK 34022306118967.7851.564.801.793.01
QatarQE 38221357.8959.093.590.593.00
BrazilBOVESPA 30819611763.6459.694.011.022.99
The World 51506347882134767.5561.363.890.922.97
ArgentinaBUE 48332368.7569.703.550.582.97
IndonesiaIDX 2441438358.6158.043.930.992.94
MalaysiaBURSA 44523212152.1352.164.291.372.92
FrancePARIS 106071445867.3664.153.200.562.65
OmanMSM 23161069.5762.503.440.812.63
EgyptEGX 29019211066.2157.293.831.232.60
Vietnam HOSE 158984962.0350.003.491.142.35
BelgiumBRUSSELS 100674767.0070.153.030.722.31
CanadaTSX 1825120972566.2559.973.190.912.28
TaiwanTWSE 85450730559.3760.162.880.642.24
Austria WIENERBORSE 46291463.0448.282.760.722.03
USNYSE 71615195323272.5562.212.720.722.00
Vietnam HOSE 222100.00100.
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 40627918568.7266.312.510.561.95
UKLSE 29632039122068.8259.832.820.901.93
RussiaMICEX 91502554.9550.002.901.041.86
ItalyBORSA 1688116966769.2557.062.810.971.85
GermanyXETRA 22951608101570.0763.122.440.721.73
JapanNAGOYA 2716959.2656.252.440.811.63
USPREFERRED 27219611272.0657.141.950.421.53
KuwaitKSE 78311539.7448.393.191.681.52
MexicoBMV 2431819974.4954.702.360.981.38
CanadaTSX-V 2211114650.2341.445.234.001.23
SingaporeSGX 3281759253.3552.571.990.821.17
Vietnam HNX 73341846.5852.943.412.261.15
IndonesiaIDX 111100.00100.
JordanASE 3016553.3331.252.311.311.00
SwitzerlandSIX 69048527570.2956.701.670.730.94
USFOREX 87487.5057.140.430.000.43
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
PeruBVL 1000.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
PakistanKSE 1000.
SingaporeSGX 1000.
UKLSE 110100.
JapanFUKUOKA 551100.0020.000.203.00-2.80
CanadaCSE 82025.
Patterns Total: How many of this particular pattern has been detected in this period
Confirmed Total: How many of the detected patterns were confirmed and converted into signals
Profitable Signals: The number of the confirmed patterns that have given profitable trades
Confirmation %: The percentage of the confirmed patterns with respect to the total occurrences of this pattern
Profitable Signal %: The percentage of the successful confirmed patterns with respect to the total confirmed patterns
Per Trade Profit %: Total Profits / Total Trades
Per Trade Loss %: Total Losses / Total Trades
Per Trade Net%: (Total Profits–Total Losses) / Total Number of Trades
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