Technical analysis of gold for January 16, 2018

Gold price is trading near its 4-month highs and below long-term resistance of $1,350-60. A rejection at current levels could push price towards $1,290 or even towards $1,270 if the first support fails to hold. Trend is bullish.


Gold price is making higher highs and higher lows. Trend is bullish as price is above the Ichimoku cloud. Support is at $1,326. Resistance is at $1,346. Next important support is at $1,315-$1,305. If this support fails, price is likely to move towards $1,270-80.


Magenta line - long-term resistance

Blue line - long-term support

Gold price bounced off the weekly cloud support and is now testing the long-term resistance trend line. There are warnings for bulls by the divergence signs, but so far all weekly candles remain bullish, implying trend remains up. The steepness of the rise however should make traders cautious as a sharp pullback should follow.

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