Market Analysis

Gold and silver likely to break out

Thanks to falling yields, precious metals are looking constructive again. Gold has rebounded after testing the $1810 support level for the past two days and it looks poised to break its bearish trend line around $1825/30 as it continues to make bullish price action beneath it: Silver has already broken from its falling wedge pattern: …

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USD/CAD bottoming out?

Thanks to the rising US bond yields, a number of major FX pairs have recently reversed their trends. The USD/CAD has so far resisted the US dollar’s pressure because of rising oil prices (Canada’s major export commodity). But if the US dollar continues to rise against other currencies, the downtrend for the USD/CAD will likely …

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EUR/CHF Resurrection: Advantages of Entering Before Breakout

Waiting to pull the trigger is important under certain conditions, especially when you are not so sure about the directional bias. But if you have a strong conviction about something then why wait? Indeed, you can double up when you are proven right.

Thoughts on EUR/USD at 1.20ish

The EUR/USD has finally dipped back to long-term support around 1.20ish and I see a lot of bearish commentary around it. The bigger picture is still bullish as per the weekly chart, so I will be actively looking to go long on the first sign of a bull signal on the daily or lower time …

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CAD/JPY could follow GBP/JPY lead and break higher

Thanks to ongoing risk-on and reflationary trades, stock and crude oil markets extended their gains on Thursday, while safe-haven Japanese yen and gold sold off. The USD/JPY was among the best USD pairs, while other yen pairs also rallied – most notably, the GBP/JPY thanks to a hawkish Bank of England. Investors are now looking …

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Gold and silver defending key support levels

Following last week’s big sell-off, gold and silver have both managed to cling on to their respective key support levels as investors weigh conflicting macro factors. With the recent rebound in bond yields, the outlook on the metals have become a little uncertain, but I am still of the view that both will rise further …

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Has GBP/USD cleared the way to 1.40?

The pound could be among the best-performing currencies in 2021 now that a no-deal Brexit has been avoided. With the UK also being among the first countries to roll out the Covid vaccines, I reckon the economy could rebound sharply once lockdowns end. Forward-looking investors are thus likely to buy the dips in the pound. …

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