Gold prices have experienced four consecutive weeks of decline, with a 3.6% drop in the current month, marking the worst performance since February. Despite this decline, retail traders are showing increased bullish sentiment toward gold. This suggests that some investors see the lower prices as an attractive buying opportunity.
Gold is trapped in the triangle
2019-11-11 • Updated
BUY $1262,5 SL $1252,5 TP $1315,
SELL $1248 SL $1258 TP1 $1233 TP2 $1224.
On the daily chart of gold, quotes are hovering near the upper border of the triangle. A break of the resistance and return of quotes to the upward trading channel can lead to the continuation of the rally towards $1315 per ounce (target 127.2% of the AB = CD pattern). In contrast, the return of the bullion to the long-term downward trading channel may result in the correction to the medium-term bullish trend.
On the hourly chart of gold, there is a consolidation within the triangle. A break of the resistance at $1262.5 will create prerequisites for the continuation of the rally. A successful test of the support at $1248.3 is fraught with the rollback.
Gold prices dipped as investors took profits following a near one-month high, but still recorded their biggest weekly gain since April on expectations of a pause in U.S. interest rate hikes. Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,954.69 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures eased 0.2% to $1,959.30. The dollar index edged up 0.2% but remained close to its lowest level since April 2022.
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