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Gold On Fire – Bearish Seems To Dominate The Market

Posted Thursday, January 25, 2018 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

Yesterday, during the US session, we saw some serious volatility in the market. Most of this came in response to the dovish remarks from the Steven Mnuchin (United States Secretary of the Treasury). Moreover, the upcoming monetary policy from the ECB is also one of the market movers.

GOLD / XAUUSD – Bearish Engulfing Pattern

In our previous update, we mentioned the bullish breakout which was supposed to drive Gold to $1,359. Nevertheless, the fundamentals fuel the haven demand especially when the US Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin weakened the Greenback by welcoming a weaker currency.

Gold - 2 - Hour Chart

Gold – 2 – Hour Chart

Technically, the Gold was facing a solid resistance below $1,367, and it has formed a bearish engulfing candle which signals a potential bearish reversal in the metal.

Fellow, we can expect dual side movements ahead of ECB decision today. The dovish ECB is likely to drive Gold bearish.

Gold // XAUUSD – Trading Plan

The idea is to stay bullish above $1,353 with a stop below $1,350/49 and take profit of $1,362 before ECB rate decision today. Good luck and stay tuned for trading signals.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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