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 1/1/2016
Stock Exchange 
Per Trade 
Total Net% Descending
USOTCBB 32266.67100.0063.500.0063.50
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
CanadaCSE 49231246.9452.1715.093.4311.65
PortugalLISBON 1512980.0075.005.670.675.00
South KoreaKOSDAQ 64839323060.8058.385.641.094.55
OmanMSM 86475.0066.674.830.504.33
ChileBCS 73342.86100.004.330.004.33
PakistanKSE 29319011464.8560.005.381.164.22
QatarQE 2011755.0063.644.640.554.09
ThailandSET 37824215964.0265.704.580.534.05
TurkeyBIST 2511478158.5755.104.980.954.03
UAEUAE 31161151.6168.754.440.813.63
IndiaNSE 94258933662.5357.054.711.103.62
TaiwanGTSM 46428118160.5664.414.440.833.60
USNASDAQ 2166136878963.3057.554.641.093.55
IndiaBSE 1699105258361.9255.424.941.423.52
ChinaSSE 36226615373.4857.524.551.133.42
Greece ATHENS 44371884.0948.656.052.703.35
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 83512961.4556.864.220.883.33
RussiaMICEX 130804261.5452.504.351.233.13
USOTC PINK 2616171680465.8346.695.452.353.11
ArgentinaBUE 80562870.0050.004.481.463.02
Hong KongHKEX 119868037556.8455.074.311.372.94
Poland GPW 2551277149.8055.914.121.212.91
IndonesiaIDX 1701005558.8255.003.851.022.83
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 39323713160.3155.274.201.412.79
ChinaSZSE 46433616572.4149.114.251.562.70
EgyptEGX 2151327061.4053.034.101.522.58
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 57361863.1650.003.691.142.56
BrazilBOVESPA 2081327063.4653.033.771.282.48
USAMEX 44027216061.8258.823.340.882.46
TaiwanTWSE 98259634760.6958.223.270.832.44
JapanTOKYO 42392928168569.0757.553.431.012.42
BangladeshDSE 35718610152.1054.303.240.902.34
The World 37505247861371966.1255.323.421.122.30
CanadaTSX 100665936865.5155.843.441.152.29
Austria WIENERBORSE 47331970.2157.583.451.182.27
AustraliaASX 103962330759.9649.283.551.332.22
IsraelTASE 2661779966.5455.933.471.412.06
Vietnam HOSE 222100.00100.
NorwayOSE 129713855.0453.523.891.971.92
South KoreaKRX 106369837565.6653.722.630.931.70
SpainIBEX 71442861.9763.642.430.841.59
JapanNAGOYA 2517968.0052.942.881.411.47
FrancePARIS 83257731669.3554.772.140.671.47
MexicoBMV 2381668769.7552.412.851.391.46
UKLSE 2326170191873.1353.972.400.941.46
USNYSE 39712748158269.2057.572.270.831.45
Vietnam HNX 77341944.1655.882.711.291.41
CanadaTSX-V 2171014046.5439.605.604.221.39
PhilippinesPSE 78402051.2850.002.381.081.30
GermanyXETRA 1764130171573.7554.962.030.771.26
ItalyBORSA 120689446274.1351.682.201.061.14
Vietnam HOSE 146884460.2750.002.441.341.10
MalaysiaBURSA 40821110451.7249.292.641.591.05
SwitzerlandSIX 57342124673.4758.431.760.711.05
USPREFERRED 2221527568.4749.341.510.560.95
USFOREX 332100.0066.670.670.000.67
USWARRANTS 222100.00100.000.500.000.50
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 27220510475.3750.731.240.820.42
SingaporeSGX 2121094751.4243.121.431.030.40
JordanASE 2614653.8542.862.001.710.29
BelgiumBRUSSELS 75492365.3346.941.311.060.24
PakistanKSE 1000.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
IndonesiaIDX 111100.00100.
JapanFUKUOKA 53160.0033.331.001.000.00
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
BangladeshDSE 1000.
UKLSE 110100.
KuwaitKSE 237230.4328.571.434.00-2.57
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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