A golden crossover is considered to have undertaken whenever stock or index or underlying asset has its 50 DMA cross over the 200DMA. This is considered a bullish phenomenon. Just a point to note for technical analysis is that till the golden cross holds, the long term view would also remain bullish.
Golden Crossover Nifty
The golden cross is a longer term event. In Indian context we can say that a golden crossover occurred in Nifty in February 2012. The below chart on Nifty elucidates the event.
In other terms we can state that a golden crossover occurs when a short-term moving average breaks above its long-term moving average. Now it is not essential that it is 50 DMA crossing over 200 DMA as same phenomenon will occur say when 50 DMA crosses 50 DMA.
Golden Crossover Dow Jones
The DowJones Golden crossover is tracked worldwide as it provides the cues for other developing markets to follow.
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