As you must already know, the direction of Gold is mainly dependent on the Price action of DXY (US Dollar index). So first, we take a look at the US Dollar index.
AUD/USD: Aussie prepares for transformation
2019-11-11 • Updated
On the AUD/USD daily chart, there was a rollback after target 88.6% of the Bat pattern had been hit. The Bear’s failure to test the support at 0.7635 tells us about their weakness. Update of the June high may lead to the transformation of the Bat pattern into the Crab pattern. The targets of the latter pattern are located above the 0.8 level.
On the AUD/USD hourly chart, the exit of quotes beyond the limits of the downward short-term channel followed by the test of the resistance at 0.7695 will increase the risks of the activation and realization of the AB=CD pattern.
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