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Gold Trades Ascending Triangle – Trade War Fear Eases

Posted Thursday, September 5, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

On Thursday, the precious metal gold dropped to 1,543 level after placing a high of around 1,556. Risk-on sentiment was boosted after China and the United States accepted to continue talks to settle their protracted trade conflict.

The US-China Trade Talks – Safe Haven Fades

China’s Commerce Ministry stated its trade crew is likely to have trade talks with the US in order to have high-level negotiations in early October. Gold has surged nearly 23% this year over the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Until the trade talks are done, both nations are expected to refrain from inflicting additional tariffs which may give a boost to stock markets and drive bearish trend in gold.

GOLD – XAU/USD – Technical Analysis

Gold has formed an ascending triangle pattern which is likely to extend resistance around 1,557 along with support around 1,535.

The RSI is holding in the buying zone, but it’s direction is bearish. It means, you need to keep a close eye on RSI – if it crosses below 50, we may have a sell-trade.

The 50 and 100 periods EMA are suggesting bullish bias, and are extending support around 1,535 area.


XAU/USD – Technical Levels
Support Resistance
1506.6 1544.74
1492.75 1569.03
1454.61 1607.17
Key Trading Level: 1530.89

Gold – XAU/USD – Technical Levels

Gold may offer choppy trading opportunities ahead of US ADP figures. Therefore, the idea is to stay bearish below 1,557 and bullish above 1,535 area until breakout triggers.

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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