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Doji Pattern in Gold – Can we See Bullish Retracement?

Posted Tuesday, October 1, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

On Tuesday, the safe-haven metal prices came under pressure and hit the low of 8-weeks amid the political pessimism surrounding the United States and the United Kingdom as the greenback strengthened. The precious metal gold prices slipped to trade at $1,459.
The US dollar is still benefiting from the safe-haven flows of late, whereas the Federal Reserve leaders stopped from making any negative comments, which makes the United States central bank most aggressive.
On the other hand, gold’s weakness could be due to the lack of uncertainty surrounding demand in India and China, while decreasing geopolitical tensions in the Middle East could also have boosted buyers.
The Chinese market will remain off for a whole week starting from today, and that’s why trade war sentiment headlines, which became positive recently, would be fewer. As a result, Eurozone’s key activity numbers, and data from the United States and the United Kingdom will be under the spotlight.

GOLD – XAU/USD – Technical Outlook

During the early European and late Asian session, the precious metal gold has traded strongly bearish, making a downturn from 1,472 to 1,459. Gold has now closed a Doji candle above 1,459 area which is suggesting a neutral sentiment among traders.
In this scenario, the Doji candle followed by such a massive bearish trend signifies odds of a bullish reversal. Therefore, until the 1,459 level gets violated, we may see traders jumping in to buy cheaper gold, at least, to capture quick bullish retracement.

Gold - 4 hour chart - Forex Trading Signal

Daily Support and Resistance
S3 1417.14
S2 1447.15
S1 1459.78
Pivot Point 1477.16
R1 1489.79
R2 1507.17
R3 1537.18
Gold – XAU/USD – Forex Trading Signal
In my opinion, we should stay bullish above 1,459 today with a stop loss below 1,455 and take profit at 1,467 and 1,471. Whereas selling can be seen below 1,475 today.
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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