Gold Price And Crude Oil Price Rally Could Extend

Gold Price And Crude Oil Price Rally Could Extend

Gold price rallied recently above the $1,520 and $1,530 resistance levels. Crude oil price is also rising and it could continue to climb higher towards the $64.00 resistance.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

  • Gold price surged in the past few days and recently tested $1,540 against the US Dollar.
  • There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $1,532 on the hourly chart of gold.
  • Crude oil price spiked recently above the $62.00 resistance area.
  • There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $61.05 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

In the past few days, gold price remained in a strong uptrend above the $1,500 level against the US Dollar. The price even broke the key $1,520 resistance area to continue higher.

Moreover, there was a close above the $1,520 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price recently traded to a new 2020 high at $1,540 on FXOpen and it is still showing a lot of positive signs.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

An initial support is near the $1,536 level. It coincides with the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,522 low to $1,540 high.

The main support on the downside is near the $1,532 level. Besides, there is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $1,532 on the hourly chart of gold.

The trend line coincides with the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,522 low to $1,540 high. If there is a downside break below the trend line, the price might correct lower towards the $1,525 and $1,520 support levels.

On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $1,540 level, above which gold price might climb towards the $1,545 level. Any further gains could lead the price towards the $1,550 resistance area in the near term.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

In the past few days, crude oil price consolidated above the $60.00 support against the US Dollar. Finally, the bulls took control and they were able to push the price above the $61.00 and $62.00 resistance levels.

Besides, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $61.05 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. The price spiked above the $63.00 resistance area and settled above the 50 hourly simple moving average.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

It traded as high as $63.64 recently and it is currently correcting lower. It is trading below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent rally from the $60.49 low to $63.64 high.

On the downside, there are many supports near $62.20 and $62.00. Moreover, the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent rally from the $60.49 low to $63.64 high is near the $62.00 area to protect the decline.

Any further losses may perhaps lead the price back towards the $61.20 support and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The next major support is near the $60.20 and $60.00 levels.

Conversely, crude oil price could continue to climb higher above $62.80 and $63.00. The main hurdle is near the $63.50 level, above which there are high chances of a push towards the $64.50 and $65.00 resistance levels in the near term.

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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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