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Aayush Jindal

Key Highlights

  • Gold price is gaining pace above the $1,810 and $1,812 resistance levels.
  • A connecting bullish trend line is forming with support near $1,807 on the 4-hours chart.
  • EUR/USD started a downside correction from the 1.1480 zone.
  • GBP/USD is consolidating below the 1.3600 resistance zone.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

After a strong decline, gold price found support near the $1,780 level against the US Dollar. The price started a fresh increase above the $1,788 and $1,800 resistance levels.

The 4-hours chart of XAU/USD indicates that the price was able to climb above the $1,810 resistance, the 100 simple moving average (red, 4-hours) and the 200 simple moving average (green, 4-hours).

There was a clear move above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,853 swing high to $1,780 low. It is now facing resistance near the $1,828 and $1,830 levels. The next key resistance is near the $1,836 level.

It is near the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,853 swing high to $1,780 low. A clear move above the $1,836 level might send the price towards the $1,850 resistance zone.

If not, the price might correct lower and trade below the $1,812 level. The next major support is near $1,808 and a connecting bullish trend line on the same chart. Any more losses might send the price towards $1,780.

Looking at EUR/USD, the pair is showing a few negative signs below 1.1480 and 1.1450. Similarly, GBP/USD must surpass 1.3600 to continue higher in the near term.

Economic Releases to Watch Today

  • US Wholesale Inventories for Dec 2021 – Forecast +2.1%, versus 2.1% previous.