The oil price looks optimistic. What are the reasons?
Gold reaches new high
The price for the yellow metal has crossed the level at $1,341. The next resistance will lie at $1,355. If bears take over the market, they will try to pull the price for gold lower towards the support at $1,320. The next key level will be placed at $1,305. Technical indicators, such as RSI and Stochastic show that the market is overheated. If Stochastic indicator forms a crossover in the overbought zone, it may provide a selling opportunity.
Poor US data, slow vaccine distribution, rising virus cases worsened the market sentiment and underpinned safe-haven currencies like the USD, and JPY.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.