07, June 2016

XAU/USD (a 4-hour chart)

XAU/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

On Monday, the gold futures rose to two-week high in anticipation of Janet Yellen’s speech. Traders expected to get clues regarding the next interest rates hike in the US.

Current situation

The gold remained in a flat on Monday between the levels 1248 - 1239. The technical picture is uncertain. The quotes have recently broken 1215 and 1235. However the price failed to grow further and stopped near the mark 1250. The resistance is at the level of 1260, the support is at 1235.

The indicator MACD is in a negative area, its signal line is in the histogram. The indicator is giving a buy signal. RSI reached the overbought level of 70 and shows a sell signal.

Trading recommendations

The potential decrease target is the support level of 1235.