Gold prices were closed at $1492.540 after placing a high of $1508.2 and a low of $1489.96. The overall trend for Gold remained Bearish at the starting day of the week.
At 17:30 GMT, the International Goods Trade Balance of the United States for September came in as -70.4B against the expectations of -73.5B and supported the US Dollar on Monday. The negative Prelim Wholesale Inventories from the United States for September also helped the US Dollar. It showed a decline to -0.3% from the previous month’s 0.2%.
The robust macroeconomic data from the US at the starting day of the week gave strength to the US Dollar and weighed on Yellow Metal prices in Financial Markets.
The drop in Gold Prices was boosted on Monday after the positive comments from US President, Donald Trump on Trade Deal talks between US & China. Trump told the reporters on Monday that he was expecting to sign a significant portion of the Phase-one deal ahead of schedule. Although he did not mention the time for signing the part of the agreement, the hint of pre-schedule deal signing itself created a large fluctuation in the market.
XAU/USD – Daily Technical Levels
Pivot Point 1,496.97
Gold has recently violated the bullish trendline, which was extending Gold an excellent support around 1490. Below this, the market is likely to stay bearish below 1490. On the lower side, the additional support stays at 1,481 today. Whereas, the resistance remains at 1,495.
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