Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD’s rejection again at 21-DMA calls for further downside

  • XAU/USD’s downside appears more compelling.
  • Technical set up on the daily chart favors the bears.
  • Focus remains on Biden’s stimulus passage and Fed decision.

Gold (XAU/USD) witnessed a steep drop on Friday after facing rejection at the 21-daily moving average (DMA) of $1876 once again.  

The sell-off drove the metal below the 50-DMA and 200-DMA supports. The bulls, however, quickly fought back control and managed to close the week above the critical 200-DMA at $1848.

Gold Price Chart: Daily 

Even though gold recaptured the 200-DMA, the downside appears more compelling heading into a big week ahead.

Gold’s fate hinges on bipartisan support on US President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal and the FOMC decision due this week.

The 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) points south, at 46.77, suggesting that the recent bearish streak could likely extend.    

The bears need a clearance of strong support around the $1835 region to unleash losses if the 200-DMA gives way once again.

Further south, the Year-to-date (YTD) lows at $1803 could be put at risk.

Meanwhile, the bearish bias will likely persist unless the buyers sustain footing above the powerful 21-DMA resistance.

The next upside barrier awaits at the downward-sloping 100-DMA at $1883.

Gold Additional levels


Today last price 1854.34
Today Daily Change 0.00
Today Daily Change % 0.00
Today daily open 1854.34
Daily SMA20 1875.61
Daily SMA50 1859.32
Daily SMA100 1882.73
Daily SMA200 1847.71
Previous Daily High 1871.7
Previous Daily Low 1837.4
Previous Weekly High 1875.2
Previous Weekly Low 1802.8
Previous Monthly High 1906.87
Previous Monthly Low 1775.52
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1850.5
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1858.6
Daily Pivot Point S1 1837.26
Daily Pivot Point S2 1820.18
Daily Pivot Point S3 1802.96
Daily Pivot Point R1 1871.56
Daily Pivot Point R2 1888.78
Daily Pivot Point R3 1905.86



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