Gold Price News and Forecast: XAU/USD - Trade deal hopes lift risk mood; Gold loses lustre


Gold going up to resistance 1549 while trading above 1540

Gold, Tuesday forecast, January 14

Uptrend

The uptrend may be expected to continue, while pair is trading above support level 1540, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 1549.

Downtrend

An downtrend will start as soon, as the pair drops below support level 1534, which will be followed by moving down to support level 1524. Read more...

XAUUSD

Trade deal hopes lift risk mood; Gold loses lustre

The mood across financial markets continued to brighten on Tuesday amid signs of further goodwill between the US and China ahead of the “phase one” trade deal signing ceremony.

The US Treasury Department is expected to remove the designation of China as a ‘currency manipulator’signaling a further easing in tensions, as both sides move one step closer to finding a middle ground on trade. This encouraging news has certainly injected global equity bulls with confidence as shares in Asia rallied on Tuesday morning.The positive sentiment was also reflected on Wall Street which logged record highs overnight, driven by sharp rises in tech stocks.While the signing of the “phase one” trade deal should continue supporting risk sentiment, investors could still be left empty handed if any of the finer details disappoint expectations.

In other news, the corporate earnings season kicks off with some of the biggest US banks includingJP Morgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup under the spotlight, as they report quarterly earnings before the US opening bell.Stocks could extend gains if earnings from these major banks meet or exceed market expectations. Read more...

XAUUSD

Gold stalls recovery from two-week lows near $1545

Having found support once again near $1536 region, Gold (XAU/USD) attempted a tepid recovery over the last hours, only to face rejection just ahead of the 1545 handle.

Gold prices reached two-week lows in Asia after the risk-on sentiment dominated, in light of stronger-than-expected Chinese Trade data and US-China goodwill gestures amid an imminent signing of a preliminary US-China trade deal.

However, the prices managed to recover some ground as the risk-on mood evaporated in the European session, with S&P 500 futures down 0.20% and US Treasury yields seeing some aggressive selling across the curve. Read more...

XAU/USD

Overview
Today last price 1544.2
Today Daily Change -4.56
Today Daily Change % -0.29
Today daily open 1548.76
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1519.83
Daily SMA50 1488.54
Daily SMA100 1496.31
Daily SMA200 1432.29
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 1562
Previous Daily Low 1546.59
Previous Weekly High 1611.3
Previous Weekly Low 1540.3
Previous Monthly High 1525.1
Previous Monthly Low 1454.05
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1552.48
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1556.11
Daily Pivot Point S1 1542.9
Daily Pivot Point S2 1537.04
Daily Pivot Point S3 1527.49
Daily Pivot Point R1 1558.31
Daily Pivot Point R2 1567.86
Daily Pivot Point R3 1573.72

 

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