Gold Prices Surge Over ECB Stimulus - Reason Explained  - Forex News by Strategia Forex

Gold Prices Surge Over ECB Stimulus – Reason Explained 

Posted Friday, September 13, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

On Friday, the yellow metal gold continues to trade bullish even as improved risk appetite amid indications of ease in the long-drawn U.S.-China trade tariffs drew investors away from safe-haven assets. The US President Donald Trump announced that he expects a broad trade agreement with China and also mentioned the possibility of an interim pact.

As a result, the Asian equities advanced as evidence of growth in trade talks between the world’s two top nations improved the risk sentiment. In addition to this, the European Central Bank’s chief, Mario Draghi, pledged indefinite stimulus on Thursday to revive an ailing Eurozone economy.

 

GOLD – XAU/USD – Technical Outlook

On the technical side, gold is facing substantial resistance at 50% Fibonacci retracement area of $1,505, and the violation of this can extend bullish rally until $1,512, which marks 61.8% Fibonacci retracement levels. On the lower side, support stays around $1,500 and $1,494.

 

 

Support Resistance 

1479.77 1496.33

1473.87 1507

1457.31 1523.57

Key Trading Level: 1490.44

GOLD – XAU/USD – Trade Idea 

Gold took a sharp bullish and bearish turn below 50% Fibonacci retracement area of around 1524. For now, the precious metal is holding below 1500 psychological level, and closing of candles below this is signaling odds of a bearish bias.

Gold may continue to drop below 1500 level until 1494 and 1487 areas today.

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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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