The adjacent chart shows the price movement of the MCX Lead continuous contract. MCX Lead has witnessed a sharp recovery from the low of 137.25. It has a broken resistance line thereby reversing the short-term downtrend. In the near term, lead has resistance around 148 – 149.20 on the way up. If it closes above 149.20 then the rise can extend higher towards 151.35. However, if it fails to break above 149.20 then some consolidation is possible. On the way down, 143 – 141 will act as support in the near term. The short-term outlook remains bullish as long as it is trading above the swing low of 137.25. The daily momentum indicator is bullish.