31, May 2016

XAU/USD (a 4-hour chart)

XAU/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The gold continued to decline. The metal decreased due to Fed comments and due to the American regulator minutes publication. The number of traders who believe that the US will hike the rate in June grew that pressured the metal.

Current situation

The gold remained under pressure since last week. On Monday the gold quotes could test the support at around 1220 per ounce. From the level of 1220 the pair began a growth and was able to return some of the latest loss. The resistance is at the level of 1215, the support is at 1200.

MACD is in a negative area. MACD kept decreasing. The histogram is on the level of the signal line. RSI approached the oversold level of 30.

Trading recommendations

If the price fixates below the support 1200, it may continue the downward trend in the short term. The potential target is 1180.