- Gold looks to retest $1730 support after retreating from five-week highs.
- Technical indicators still back the case for the upside.
- 50-DMA at $1760 is the level to beat for XAU/USD bulls.
Gold (XAU/USD) has returned to the red zone on Friday, having failed to surpass the critical hurdle at $1760 for the second straight session.
That level appears to be the downward-sloping 50-daily moving average (DMA). Sellers are back in control and remain poised to threaten the mildly bullish 21-DMA at $1731.
However, with the 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) still defending the midline, the downside appears limited by the abovementioned 21-DMA support.
If the level gives way, the April 5 low at $1721 could be put to test. Further south, the April month low so far at $1706 will be eyed.
Gold Price Chart: One-day
Alternatively, should XAU buyers find acceptance above the powerful 50-DMA resistance on a daily closing basis, the double bottom reversal in gold could likely regain momentum.
Subsequently, a rally towards the $1800 mark cannot be ruled.
Gold: Additional levels
|Today last price||1748.95|
|Today Daily Change||-6.48|
|Today Daily Change %||-0.37|
|Today daily open||1755.42|
|Previous Daily High||1758.74|
|Previous Daily Low||1733.22|
|Previous Weekly High||1733.24|
|Previous Weekly Low||1677.98|
|Previous Monthly High||1759.98|
|Previous Monthly Low||1676.87|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||1748.99|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||1742.97|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||1739.51|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||1723.61|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||1713.99|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||1765.03|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||1774.65|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||1790.55|
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