XAU/USD formed a “hammer” candlestick on the D1 ahead of the 100-day MA. The price made a higher low on the H4 and now only the resistance at $1 877 separates the precious metal from further gains.
USD Regains Strenght
2020-08-10 • Updated
XAU/USD: Gold finds a support on 38.2%. retracement area. It seems that each pullback for gold continues to be a buying opportunity.
European Market View
Asian equity markets eventually traded mostly higher on what was an indecisive start to the week amid holiday-thinned conditions. 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.
European Key Point
- US says Chinese hackers targeting election infrastructure in the lead up to the presidential election.
- US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam.
EUR/USD has turned up from the 50-day MA at 1.1715 yesterday. This is a sign that buyers are strong. Still, the short-term resistance line limits the upside at 1.1870.
USD/JPY is declining for the fifth day in a row. When the pair fell below 105.00, it entered a new, lower range.
USD/JPY has been rising for almost a week except for Monday, but the strong resistance of the 50-day moving average at 105.80 may stop it from moving higher.
BoA released the report with the bullish forecast for the S&P 500 and shared its technical analysis. Let's discuss it in detail.
EUR/USD has violated the first resistance trendline area 1.1680