Gold Price and Crude Oil Price Eye Additional Gains

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Gold price started a fresh increase above the $1,820 resistance. Crude oil price is also rising and it is showing positive signs above $70.00.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

  • Gold price started a fresh upward move after forming a base above $1,780 against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,805 on the hourly chart of gold.
  • Crude oil price also gained pace and it broke the key $70.00 resistance zone.
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $72.30 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

This week, gold price formed a decent support base above the $1,792 zone against the US Dollar. The price started a fresh upward move and it surpassed the $1,800 resistance zone.

The price even settled above the $1,820 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Besides, there was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,805 on the hourly chart of gold.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Finally, the price spiked above the $1,830 resistance and it traded as high as $1,832 on FXOpen. The price is now consolidating gains near $1,828. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,823 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,793 low to $1,832 high.

The first major support is near the $1,818 level. The main support is now forming near the $1,810 level and the 50 hourly SMA. The 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,793 low to $1,832 high is also near $1,812.

If there is a downside break, the price could test the $1,790 support. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $1,832 level. The first major resistance is near the $1,840 level. If the price breaks the $1,840 level, it could accelerate higher. In the stated case, the price could rise towards the $1,850 zone.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

After a major decline, crude oil price found support near the $65.50 zone against the US Dollar. The price formed a base and it started a fresh increase above the $68.00 resistance.

The bulls remained in control, and the price climbed back above the $70.00 level. There was also a break above the $72.00 resistance zone and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

A high is formed near $73.36 and the price is now consolidating gains. An initial support on the downside is near the $72.65 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $70.34 swing low to $73.36 high.

The first major support is near the $72.30 level. There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $72.30 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

The main support is now forming near the $71.85 level. The 50% major bullish trend line forming with support near $72.30 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD is also near $71.85. Any more losses might call for a test of the $70.00 level.

On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $73.50 level. The next key resistance is near the $74.20 level. Any more gains could lift the price towards the $75.00 resistance zone in the near term.

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