Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD battle lines set as coronavirus fears ease – Confluence Detector
Gold prices have been under pressure as investors seem more relaxed around the coronavirus outbreak. How is XAU/USD positioned on the technical charts?
The Technical Confluences Indicator is showing that Gold capped at $1,572, which is a cluster of lines including the Fibonacci 61.8% one-day, the Simple Moving average 50-15m, the SMA 10-4h, the SMA 100-15m, the Bollinger Band 1h-Middle, and the SMA 5-4h.
Further above, the next cap is at $1,575, which is the meeting point of the Fibonacci 23.6% one-day and the Fibonacci 38.2% one-month.
Support awaits at $1,557, which is the convergence of the SMA 200-4h and the previous yearly high.
Another noteworthy cushion is at $1,553, which is where the Fibonacci 61.8% one-month meets the price.
Here is how it looks on the tool:
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