Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include EZ Sentiment Index and Fed’s Evans speech who is a Fed non-voter. Rise in US-China tensions (WeChat specifically) sends US dollar higher.
Gold got new strength
The outcome of the Federal Reserve’s meeting was dovish enough to let gold prices soar. XAU/USD closed above March 13 high in the 1311 area. As long as the price stays above this support level, it will be poised to advance to 1322 (61.8% Fibo retracement of the February-March decline). The best opportunity to enter the market will be if XAU/USD revisits lower levels.
The dollar index was up late Tuesday afternoon in Asia, extending the 0.8% gain in the previous session, when COVID-19 fears and worries over the US Congress’ stimulus impasse drove a selloff across other assets.
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey delivered a speech today. Let’s discuss what it means for a trader.
Gold has started a remarkable downside correction and stands on the key 23.6% retracement area after a failure to hold the 38.2% retracement area.