Gold Price and Crude Oil Price Aim Fresh Increase

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Gold price is attempting a fresh increase above the $1,780 resistance zone. Crude oil price could gain pace if there is a clear move above the $68.00 level.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a fresh decline from well above the $1,800 zone against the US Dollar.

· There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,775 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price declined sharply below $72.00 and $70.00 levels.

· There was a break above a major declining channel with resistance near $66.50 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price started a fresh decline from well above the $1,820 pivot level against the US Dollar. The price declined heavily and it even broke the $1,800 support zone.

The price even settled below the $1,800 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Finally, there was a break below the $1,780 support zone. A low was formed near $1,761 on FXOpen and the price is now correcting higher.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

There was a recovery wave above the $1,770 level. The price surpassed the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,795 swing high to $1,761 high.

An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $1,775 level. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,775 on the hourly chart of gold. The next major resistance is near the $1,780 level.

The 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,795 swing high to $1,761 high is also near $1,780. The main resistance is near the $1,800 level. A close above the $1,800 level could open the doors for a steady increase towards $1,820.

The next major resistance sits near the $1,840 level. On the downside, an initial support is near the $1,765 level. The first major support is near the $1,760 level. A downside break below the $1,760 support zone may possibly spark a steady decline. In the stated case, the price could test the $1,720 support.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a major decline after it failed to clear the $80.00 resistance against the US Dollar. The price broke the $75.00 support zone to move into a bearish zone.

The price even cleared the $72.00 level and settled below the 50 hourly simple moving average. The declined extended below the $70.00 level. A low was formed near $62.60 and the price is now correcting higher.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

It corrected a few points above the $65.00 level. There was a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $80.00 resistance zone to $62.60 low.

Besides, there was a break above a major declining channel with resistance near $66.50 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. The price is now facing resistance near the $68.00 level. The next key resistance is near the $70.00 level.

The 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $80.00 resistance zone to $62.60 low is also near the $70.00 level, above which the price could rise steadily.

On the downside, an initial support is near the $66.50 level. The first key support is near the $65.00 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. The next major support sits near the $62.50 level.

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