Gold: Short-term exhaustion in buying interest


Short-term exhaustion in buying interest.

  • Gold has faded near the hourly resistance at 1295 (18/04/2017 high), suggesting a pickup in selling pressures. Support can be located 1272 (08/04/2017 low). Another hourly support lies at 1270 (rising trendline). An hourly resistance can now be found at 1295 (range high).

  • In the long-term, the technical structure suggests that there is a growing upside momentum. A break of 1392 (17/03/2014) is necessary ton confirm it, A major support can be found at 1045 (05/02/2010 low).




Challenging rising trendline.

  • Silver has further declined and is now challenging the strong support at 18.16 (rising trendline). Strong resistance is given at a distance at 19.00 (09/11/2017 high). Key support is given at 17.74 (10/04/2017 low) then 16.82 (15/03/2017 low).

  • In the long-term, the death cross indicates that further downsides are very likely. Resistance is located at 25.11 (28/08/2013 high). Strong support can be found at 11.75 (20/04/2009).




Pushing lower.

  • Crude oil has declined sharply, breaking the support at 50.71. Support now lies at 49.61(08/12/2017 low). Resistance for a shortterm bounce can be found at 50.71 (old support) and 53.70 (12/04/2017 high).

  • In the long-term, crude oil has recovered after its sharp decline last year. However, we consider that further weakness are very likely. Strong support lies at 24.82 (13/11/2002) while resistance can now be found at 55.24 (03/01/2017 high).


This report has been prepared by AC Markets and is solely been published for informational purposes and is not to be construed as a solicitation or an offer to buy or sell any currency or any other financial instrument. Views expressed in this report may be subject to change without prior notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by AC Markets personnel at any given time. ACM is under no obligation to update or keep current the information herein, the report should not be regarded by recipients as a substitute for the exercise of their own judgment.