Gold Price Forecast: XAU/USD needs to crack $1812 to unleash further upside – Confluence Detector.

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Gold price is consolidating at higher levels on Monday, beginning an enormous week on the proper footing. Gold bulls are back within the game after having found solid support round the $1798 region. The downbeat market mood remains the key underlying theme thus far , boosted the haven flows into the US Treasuries and gold while weighing on the yields. The benchmark 10-year US Treasury yields are down nearly 5% on the day. Escalating covid concerns and a tense start to the US-Sino trade talks dampen the investors’ sentiment. Additionally, worse than expected German IFO Survey for July intensified economic process concerns, underpinning gold price.

However, it remains to be seen if gold price can sustain the upside, as markets back a hawkish hint from the FOMC meeting in the week . The Fed is widely anticipated to signal at a possible taper beginning from the quarter of this year.

Gold Price: Key levels to observe
The Technical Confluences Detector shows that gold has stalled its recent advance slightly below the powerful resistance at $1812, which is that the convergence of the Fibonacci 61.8% one-week, SMA10 one-day and pivot point one-day R1.

A firm break above that level will challenge the immediate upside barrier at $1814, the Fibonacci 38.2% one-month.

Further up, a dense cluster of healthy resistance levels is seen around $1823, where the SMA200 one-day, the previous week’s high and Fibonacci 161.8% one-day coincide.

On the flip side, gold price will test the $1806 support area, the intersection of the SMA200 four-hour and SMA100 one-hour.

Sellers will then target the confluence of the Fibonacci 38.2% one-week, SMA50 one-hour and Bollinger Band four-hour Middle at $1803.

The next relevant cushion is seen around $1798-$1797, which is that the meeting point of the Fibonacci 23.6% one-week, Fibonacci 38.2% one-day and Bollinger Band one-day Middle.

The last line of defense for gold bulls is aligned at $1790, where the Fibonacci 23.6% one-month converges with the previous day’s low.

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About Technical Confluences Detector
The TCD (Technical Confluences Detector) may be a tool to locate and means those price levels where there’s a congestion of indicators, moving averages, Fibonacci levels, Pivot Points, etc. If you’re a short-term trader, you’ll find entry points for counter-trend strategies and hunt a couple of points at a time. If you’re a medium-to-long-term trader, this tool will allow you to understand beforehand the worth levels where a medium-to-long-term trend may stop and rest, where to unwind positions, or where to extend your position size.


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