Gold and Crude Oil Price Primed For Gains

Gold price corrected lower recently and found support near the $1,286 level. Crude oil price is following a bullish path and it may continue to rise in the short term towards $55.00.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

  • Gold price found support near the $1,286 level and recently recovered above $1,290 against the US Dollar.
  • There is a major bullish trend line in place with support at $1,282 on the hourly chart of gold.
  • Crude oil price climbed higher recently and broke the $48.00 and $50.00 resistances.
  • There are two bullish trend lines formed with support near $52.20 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price traded higher recently and broke the $1,295 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The price traded close to the $1,300 level before sellers appeared near the $1,297 and $1,298 resistance levels.

A high was formed near $1,297 on FXOpen and later the price declined below $1,295. Sellers pushed the price below the 50% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $1,280 low to $1,297 high. However, the decline found a strong support near the $1,286 level.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Besides, the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $1,280 low to $1,297 high also acted as a support. The price bounced back above $1,290 and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

The current price action is positive and it seems like there could be more gains above the $1,292 and $1,295 resistance levels. However, a proper break above the $1,298 resistance is needed for more gains in the near term.

On the downside, an initial support is at $1,290, followed $1,288. Moreover, there is a major bullish trend line in place with support at $1,282 on the hourly chart of gold. Overall, dips remain supported in gold and the price may soon trade towards $1,298.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a solid recovery from the $48.00 support zone against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $50.00 and $51.50 resistance levels to move into a bullish zone.

The recent upward move was positive since there was a close above the $52.00 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price even broke the $52.60 resistance and traded as high as $52.99.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

The price is currently correcting lower below $52.60 and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $51.62 low to $52.99 high. However, there are many supports on the downside near the $52.40 and $52.30 levels.

There are also two bullish trend lines formed with support near $52.20 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. The trend lines are positioned near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $51.62 low to $52.99 high.

Therefore, dips in the short term remain well supported above the $52.20 level. If there is a downside break below $52.20 and $52.00, the price may decline towards the $50.00 support.

On the upside, a break above the $53.00 resistance could clear the path for more gains towards the $54.20 and $54.50 levels in the near term.

Aayush Jindal

Aayush has spent over a DECADE as a financial markets contributor and observer. He specializes in market strategies and technical analysis, comes with an IT background. He possesses strong technical analytical skills and is well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the currency, commodities, Bitcoin and Ethereum markets. He is a software engineer by profession, loves blogging and observing financial markets.

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