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Gold Prices Stay Above Key Technical Support – Update on Trading Signal

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

The yellow metal gold has had a remarkably bullish week as prices surged from $1,290 to $1,307. The past three trading days especially have resulted in a higher high, and a higher low than the previous day. Also gold is giving us consistent closing above the critical psychological level of $1300 per ounce.

ECB Supports Gold, But How?

The recent bullish bias has been triggered after the dovish remarks from the European Central Bank regarding the future policy. Economists have called Draghi?s latest press conference a ?maintenance meeting,? as he indicated that the central bank is in a holding pattern and collecting more data before taking its next monetary policy move.

So this indicates a certain level of uncertainty among central banks, perhaps, due to the economic slowdown. Well, whatever it is, it’s boosting demand for the safe-haven assets like gold and silver.

GOLD – Technical Setup

  • On the hourly timeframe, gold is holding above support cum resistance level of 1,306.
  • There’s a small bullish channel which extends support at 1,305 and resistance at 1,309 and 1,312.
  • On the lower side, a bearish breakout can lead gold prices towards 1,300 and 1,297.
  • The RSI and Stochastics continue to play in the overbought zone.

Gold Trading Signal
We are holding a buy position above 1,305 with a stop loss of 1303.01 and take profit of 1310.01.

Good luck!

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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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