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Gold’s Weekly Outlook – Risk-off Sentiment Boosts Haven Demand

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

During the Asian session, the precious metal GOLD prices continue to surge above $1,400 level as the US-Iran conflict fuels safe-haven demand.

Fellas, the price of gold is susceptible to geopolitical tensions and economic uncertainty. Thus, the safe haven gold touched new highs due to disputes in the Middle East. Last week, Iran shot down an American monitoring drone and blamed the US of incursion and spying over Iranian airspace, while the Pentagon said that the aircraft was in international airspace when it was targeted.

Meanwhile, another dovish remark by the US Federal Reserve has supported the gold market while the US-China trade dispute continued to dent investor sentiment.

On the technical side, gold has violated the ascending triangle pattern to trade over $1,400 level. The weekly closing above $1,400 level is making supporting further bullish bias from traders.

Support and Resistance

1379.73 1395.26
1371.07 1402.13
1355.54 1417.66
Key Trading Level: 1386.6

Gold’s continued closings over $1,400 can extend its bullish rally until $1,460 whereas, closing below $1,400 level may trigger a sell-off until $1,370.

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About the author

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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