Rate of Change RSI

Indicator Name: Rate of Change RSI


The Rate of Change (ROC) of the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator designed to provide insights into the momentum of an asset's price movement. It combines the Relative Strength Index (RSI), a popular momentum oscillator, with the Rate of Change (ROC) concept to assess the speed at which RSI values are changing.

How It Works:

Relative Strength Index (RSI): The RSI measures the magnitude of recent price changes to evaluate overbought or oversold conditions in an asset. It oscillates between 0 and 100, with readings above 70 typically indicating overbought conditions and readings below 30 indicating oversold conditions.

Rate of Change (ROC): The ROC calculates the percentage change in a given indicator over a specified period. In this indicator, we apply the ROC to the RSI values to determine how quickly the RSI is changing over time.

Key Features:

Acceleration and Deceleration: The ROC of RSI helps traders identify whether the momentum of the RSI is accelerating or decelerating. Positive values suggest increasing momentum, while negative values indicate decreasing momentum.

Dynamic Color Change: The color of the ROC RSI line changes dynamically based on the RSI level. When the RSI is between 0 and 40, the line color is blue, indicating potential oversold conditions. When the RSI is between 40 and 60, the line color is yellow, suggesting neutral conditions. When the RSI is above 60, the line color changes to green, indicating potential overbought conditions.

How to Use:

Acceleration: When the ROC RSI is positive and increasing while the RSI is above 60 (green), it may signal strong upward momentum.

Deceleration: Conversely, if the ROC RSI is negative and decreasing while the RSI is below 40 (blue), it may indicate weakening downward momentum.

Originality and Usefulness:

This indicator combines the RSI, a well-known momentum oscillator, with the ROC concept to provide a unique perspective on momentum dynamics. By dynamically adjusting the color of the ROC RSI line based on RSI levels, traders can quickly assess potential overbought or oversold conditions in the market.


The chart displayed alongside this script provides a clean and easy-to-understand visualization of the ROC RSI indicator. The ROC RSI line color changes dynamically based on RSI levels, allowing traders to visually identify potential market conditions at a glance.

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