Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD to extend its slide on a close below $1,870

Gold posted weekly losses for the first time on account that late April. As XAU/USD stays beneath the $1,900 level, the bias shifts barely to the downside, FXStreet’s Eren Sengezer briefs.

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Bearish shift as gold stays beneath the $1,900 level
“On Thursday, the weekly Initial Jobless Claims document from the US is possibly to be neglected by means of market participants, who will be targeted on May Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. In April, the CPI jumped to 4.2% on a each year groundwork from 2.6% in March and XAU/USD misplaced greater than 1% on the day of the release, reaffirming gold’s sensitivity to inflation readings and suggesting that a high-quality shock in CPI may want to weigh on gold and vice versa.”

“In the meantime, the European Central Bank (ECB) will announce its pastime charge choice and launch the Monetary Policy Statement. A hawkish ECB tone may want to harm the greenback, whilst a dovish stance is not going to grant a robust improve to the USD as it would now not be a massive shock for market participants.”

“With a each day shut beneath $1,870 (20-day SMA), gold may want to retest the vogue line round $1,860. Below the latter, the 200-day SMA aligns as the subsequent crucial aid at $1,840.”

“On the upside, the preliminary resistance is positioned at $1,900 (psychological level) in advance of $1,916 (multi-month highs set on June 1) and $1,930 (static level).”


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