Market Analysis: Gold Price Eyes Breakout, Crude Oil Price Recovers

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Gold price gained traction and climbed above the $2,030 resistance level. Crude oil price is recovering, and it could climb further higher toward the $78 resistance.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil Prices Analysis Today

· Gold price started a decent increase from the $1,975 zone against the US Dollar.

· A connecting bullish trend line is forming with support near $2,030 on the hourly chart of gold at FXOpen.

· Crude oil prices rallied above the $71.00 and $73.00 resistance levels.

· There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $73.00 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD at FXOpen.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

On the hourly chart of Gold at FXOpen, the price found support near the $1,975 zone. The price formed a base and started a fresh increase above the $1,990 level.

There was a decent move above the 50-hour simple moving average. The bulls pushed the price above the $2,030 resistance zone. Finally, the bears appeared near $2,045, A high is formed near $2,046.99 and the price is now consolidating gains.

There was a minor move below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,015 swing low to the $2,046 high. The RSI is still stable above 50 and the price could aim for more gains. Immediate resistance is near the $2,045 level.

The next major resistance is near the $2,050 level. An upside break above the $2,050 resistance could send Gold price toward $2,065. Any more gains may perhaps set the pace for an increase toward the $2,080 level.

Initial support on the downside is near the 50-hour simple moving average or $2,030. There is also a connecting bullish trend line forming with support near $2,030. The trend line is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,015 swing low to the $2,046 high.

If there is a downside break below the $2,030 support, the price might decline further. In the stated case, the price might drop toward the $2,008 support.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

On the hourly chart of WTI Crude Oil at FXOpen, the price started a decent recovery wave against the US Dollar. The price gained bullish momentum after it broke the $71.00 resistance.

There was a sustained upward move above the $72.00 and $73.00 resistance levels. The bulls pushed the price toward $75.00. The current price action is positive above the 50-hour simple moving average and RSI is stable above 50.

If the price climbs further higher, it could face resistance near $74.45. The first major resistance is near the $76.20 level. Any more gains might send the price toward the $78.00 level.

Conversely, the price might correct gains below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $72.15 swing low to the $74.45 high. The next major support on the WTI crude oil chart is near a key bullish trend line at $73.00.

The 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $72.15 swing low to the $74.45 high is also near $73.00. If there is a downside break, the price might decline toward $72.15. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move toward the $71.00 support zone.

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