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.
USD/ZAR: correction has started
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 14.60; TP 14.5250; SL 14.63
It looks like USD/ZAR has overdone its increase in the short-term. The currency pair formed a bearish candlestick with a long upper wick on D1. It tested levels beyond the third weekly pivot resistance level but failed to stay there. As a result, we see a pullback to the downside. The first target for the decline is at 14.5215. The buying interest may re-emerge in this area.
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Hello, my beautiful readers. This week, we continue our critically detailed look at the markets in hopes of getting profitable trading opportunities. As usual, I'll be starting with the DXY (US Dollar Index) since it holds considerable sway over the Major currency pairs.
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