Gold: Upward trend maintained


Upward trend maintained.

  • Gold is recovering after its recent strong sell-off. Resistance is located at 1337 (12/09/2017) while further resistance remains at 1358 (08/09/2017). Supports are given at 1306 (04/01/2018 low) and 1290 (16/10/2017). The technical structure suggests further upside moves.

  • In the long-term, the technical structure suggests that there is a growing upside momentum. A break of 1'392 (17/03/2014) is required to confirm it. A major support can be found at 1'045 (05/02/2010 low).

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Slowing down.

  • Silver increase weakens, though reversing pattern pattern is maintained and points toward a rise around 16.75. Silver currently trades between hourly resistance at 17.07 (09/11/2017 high) and support at 16.03 (05/12/2017 low). The technical structure suggests further short-term increase.

  • In the long-term, the trend remains negative/ sideways. Further downside is very likely. The pair is trading below its 200 DMA. Resistance is located at 21.58 (10/07/2014 high). Strong support can be found at 11.75 (20/04/2009).




Weakness confirmed.

  • Crude oil slowly continues its fall, trading below 59. Hourly resistance at 64.77 (11/01/2017) keeps being distanced while supports stand at 55.82 (07/12/2017 low) and 53.89 (01/11/2017). The technical structure suggests further downside moves.

  • In the long-term, crude oil has recovered after its sharp decline last year. However, we consider that further weakness is very likely. For the time being, the pair lies in an upside trend since June 2017. Support lies at 42.20 (16/11/2016) while resistance is located at 77.83 (20/11/2014). Crude oil is trading largely above its 200 DMA.


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