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Gold price started a fresh increase above the $1,920 resistance. Crude oil price is declining and remains at a risk of more losses below $97.50

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a fresh increase above $1,910 and $1,920 against the US Dollar.

· There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,942 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price started a fresh declined below the $105 support zone.

· There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $102.50 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price formed a support base near $1,890 and started a fresh increase against the US Dollar. The price gained pace for a move above the $1,900 level to move into a positive zone.

There was a clear move above the $1,920 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price even climbed above the $1,932 resistance level. However, it faced resistance near the $1,948 and $1,950 levels.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,942 on the hourly chart of gold. A high is formed near $1,949 and the price is now consolidating gains.

It tested the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,890 swing low to $1,949 high. On the downside, an initial support is near the $1,992 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The next major support is near the $1,925 level.

The main support sits near the $1,920 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,890 swing low to $1,949 high.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $1,948 level. The main resistance is now forming near the $1,950 level. A close above the $1,950 level could open the doors for a steady increase towards $1.980. The next major resistance sits near the $2,000 level.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price failed to clear the $115 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The price started a major decline below the $112 and $110 support levels to enter a bearish zone.

The price even declined below the $105 support and the 50 hourly simple moving average. A There was a clear move below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $97.72 swing low to $107.68 high.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

It is now trading below the $100 level. Besides, it settled below the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $97.72 swing low to $107.68 high.

It seems like the price could extend losses below the $97.72 low. The next major support is near the $95 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. On the upside, the price might face resistance near the $101.50 level.

Besides, there is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $102.50 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. The next key resistance is near the $103.50 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $108.00.

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