Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD has only one cushion before losing $1,800 – Confluence Detector
Gold has been hit hard by upbeat US data. Markit's Purchasing Managers' Indexes have shown robust growth prospects, thus lowering the chances for additional fiscal and monetary stimulus. Without hopes for a fresh injection of funds, traders sold off the precious metal.
As more economic figures are awaited, how is XAU/USD positioned on the technical charts?
The Technical Confluences Indicator is showing that gold's next downside target is $1,805, which is the convergence of the Pivot Point one-week Support 3, the previous 4h-Low, and the PP one-day S2. Read more...
Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD struggles near multi-month lows, just above $1800 mark
Gold continued losing ground through the mid-European session and dropped to fresh four-month lows, closer to $1800 mark in the last hour.
The precious metal prolonged its recent rejection slide from the $1900 mark and witnessed some heavy selling for the second consecutive session on Tuesday. The downfall marked the fifth day of a negative move in the previous six and was exclusively sponsored by the prevalent upbeat market mood, which tends to undermine demand for traditional safe-haven assets, including gold.
The global risk sentiment remained well supported by the latest optimism over a potential vaccine for the highly contagious coronavirus diseases. Adding to this, the formal go-ahead for the US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his White House transition and reports that former Fed Chair Janet Yellen could become the next US Treasury Secretary further boosted investors' confidence. Read more...
Gold: XAU/USD targets $1800 following a breach of the critical $1850 level
XAU/USD looks to threaten $1800 level amid coronavirus vaccine optimism after the yellow metal resumed last week's bearish momentum on Monday and fell 2% to the lowest levels in four months at $1831, FXstreet's Dhwani Mehta reports.
Key quotes: "The bright metal remains exposed to further downside risks, in the wake of the global market optimism amid vaccine progress and Biden transition process. The risk-on rally in the stocks could dash hopes of any recovery in gold, as markets will closely eye the US CB Consumer Confidence data due for release later in the NA session." Read more...
|Today last price||1809.53|
|Today Daily Change||-26.59|
|Today Daily Change %||-1.45|
|Today daily open||1836.12|
|Previous Daily High||1876.14|
|Previous Daily Low||1831.01|
|Previous Weekly High||1899.14|
|Previous Weekly Low||1852.8|
|Previous Monthly High||1933.3|
|Previous Monthly Low||1860|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||1848.25|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||1858.9|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||1819.37|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||1802.63|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||1774.24|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||1864.5|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||1892.89|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||1909.63|
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