Gold Technical Analysis: Rejected at 4H 200MA, hourly RSI diverges in favor of bears


Gold jumped to 4-hour 200-candle moving average (MA) of $1,311 earlier today, as expected, but failed to take out the key hurdle and is currently trading at $1,308. 

The hourly chart relative strength index (RSI) has rolled over from the overbought territory, creating lower highs in favor of the bears. 

Meanwhile, rejection at the 200-candle MA has strengthened the bearish case put forward by the negative crossover of the 100- and 200-candle MAs on the 4H. 

The yellow metal, therefore, could see a minor pullback to $1,303-$1,300 levels. A break above the 4H 200-candle MA of $1,311 is needed to revive the bullish view. 

4-hour chart

Hourly chart

Trend: Pullback likely

    1. R3 1326.55
    2. R2 1319.67
    3. R1 1314.4
  1. PP 1307.52
    1. S1 1302.25
    2. S2 1295.37
    3. S3 1290.1

 

Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Markets and instruments profiled on this page are for informational purposes only and should not in any way come across as a recommendation to buy or sell in these assets. You should do your own thorough research before making any investment decisions. FXStreet does not in any way guarantee that this information is free from mistakes, errors, or material misstatements. It also does not guarantee that this information is of a timely nature. Investing in Open Markets involves a great deal of risk, including the loss of all or a portion of your investment, as well as emotional distress. All risks, losses and costs associated with investing, including total loss of principal, are your responsibility. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of FXStreet nor its advertisers.

Feed news

FXStreet Trading Signals now available!

Access to real-time signals, community and guidance now!


Latest Forex News

Editors’ Picks

EUR/USD under pressure below 1.1100 as US dollar rebounds

EUR/USD remains under pressure below 1.1100 amid the broad US dollar rebound. US President Trump's decision to extend lockdown to tackle the coronavirus outbreak intensified risks of a deeper economic slowdown and underpinned the haven demand for the greenback. 

EUR/USD News

GBP/USD: Rebound remains capped by 1.2400 amid firmer US dollar

GBP/USD is off the lows but the upside attempts remain capped by 1.2400 amid a broadly stronger US dollar. The dire warnings on the UK’s economic growth amid expectations of a longer lockdown weigh on the spot. 

GBP/USD News

Cryptocurrencies: Bulls try to take the reins again, XRP in front

The XRP/USD pair is best positioned to escape the bearish trap that has gripped the market in recent weeks. Ether needs to do better than BTC, as it has happened over the weekend. Market sentiment is at a negative extreme, an invitation to a short-term upward shift.

Read more

Gold remains confined in a narrow range around $1620 level

Gold extended its sideways consolidative price action and remained confined in a four-day-old trading range through the early European session on Monday. A goodish pickup in the USD demand seemed to be a key factor capping gains.

Gold News

WTI closes in on multi-year lows, trades around $20.50 on demand concerns

The barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) posted losses for the sixth straight time last meek and is now looking to close the month of March more than 50% lower. 

Oil News

Forex MAJORS

Cryptocurrencies

Signatures