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FxWirePro: Gold trades higher on US-China trade tension, good to buy on dips

Ichimoku Analysis (Daily chart)


Tenken-Sen- $1729


Kijun-Sen- $1718


Gold is trading well over $1700 due to renewed trade tensions between the US and China. The demand for Safe-haven increased as China imposed a security bill against Hong Kong yesterday. The yellow metal hits high of $1727 and is currently trading around 1720.


US Durable goods orders came at slightly better than the estimate at -17.2%  in Apr. The number of people filed for unemployment claims rose to 2123K in a previous week vs estimate 2100K.


US Dollar Index – Bearish (positive for Gold)


S&P500-  Neutral (Neutral for gold)


US Bond yield- Weak (positive for gold)




The yellow metal is trading in the range between $1765 and $1671 in this month. The near-term support is around $1690, violation below will drag it down till $1680/$1671.


The immediate resistance is around $1726, any indicative break beyond targets $1740/$1755/$1765. Significant trend continuation can be seen only if it surges past $1765, a jump till $1800 likely.


It is good to buy on dips around $1690-92 SL around $1670 for the TP at $1762.


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