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)
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
ChinaSZSE 70348236268.5675.108.770.907.87
USWARRANTS 34231867.6578.267.961.356.61
ChinaSSE 58941830870.9773.686.990.736.26
OmanMSM 29161255.1775.006.560.695.88
UAEUAE 60352558.3371.436.690.835.86
TurkeyBIST 24715510062.7564.526.370.865.51
IndiaBSE 1734105065560.5562.386.781.375.40
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 22415812070.5475.955.930.575.36
IndiaNSE 101761038559.9863.116.290.975.32
Hong KongHKEX 131782750962.7961.556.150.875.27
NorwayOSE 2271377760.3556.206.501.854.66
PortugalLISBON 37251567.5760.005.080.844.24
South KoreaKOSDAQ 77650530365.0860.005.020.924.10
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 117643854.7059.384.940.884.06
USNASDAQ 25891763110868.1362.814.490.933.56
South KoreaKRX 102472046770.3164.864.220.703.52
JapanTOKYO 76595492350871.7163.874.200.793.41
SpainIBEX 138865562.3263.954.341.033.30
QatarQE 34201158.8255.004.000.703.30
USOTC PINK 32222193113368.2551.524.971.733.24
AustraliaASX 110765038358.7258.924.241.063.18
Greece ATHENS 81512962.9656.865.802.653.16
USAMEX 38424515763.8064.083.980.883.10
IsraelTASE 2531638664.4352.764.241.173.07
ArgentinaBUE 53312360.3871.883.500.443.06
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 44227016861.0962.
The World 48593330562032068.0661.443.940.923.02
IndonesiaIDX 2071207157.9759.173.790.962.83
MalaysiaBURSA 42222511453.3250.673.901.082.82
BrazilBOVESPA 29318611163.4859.683.781.012.77
TaiwanGTSM 45025214656.0057.943.680.922.77
RussiaMICEX 82381946.3450.003.501.032.47
FrancePARIS 101567842966.8063.272.990.622.37
CanadaTSX 1868124474966.7660.063.160.842.32
TaiwanTWSE 89153032959.4862.082.890.582.31
BelgiumBRUSSELS 95623865.2661.293.110.892.23
EgyptEGX 27919710670.6153.813.481.282.20
UKLSE 28211947117369.0260.253.000.892.11
USNYSE 68425021308973.3861.522.860.762.10
Austria WIENERBORSE 43281565.1253.572.640.751.89
ItalyBORSA 1600112466070.3858.612.830.951.89
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 37526117469.6066.672.670.881.79
USOTCBB 73242.8666.677.005.331.67
GermanyXETRA 2337162399169.4961.022.420.761.66
JordanASE 3216650.0037.502.881.251.63
MexicoBMV 2101538772.8656.862.500.981.52
USPREFERRED 27118710769.0057.221.970.491.48
CanadaTSX-V 2171064348.8540.575.083.761.32
KuwaitKSE 91421946.1545.243.261.981.29
JapanNAGOYA 23111047.8390.911.550.361.18
SwitzerlandSIX 69048026969.5756.041.690.740.95
SingaporeSGX 3091547749.8450.001.981.120.86
USAMEX 97477.7857.140.430.000.43
Austria WIENERBORSE 1000.
FOREXFOREX 111100.00100.
CanadaCSE 51020.
JapanFUKUOKA 441100.0025.000.252.50-2.25
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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