- Gold remains under pressure on rising Treasury yields.
- XAU/USD pressures the $1700 zone and looks closely at the 2022 floor at $1680.
The XAU/USD is falling for the third day in a row and posted new one-month lows at $1699. The $1700 zone is being tested and if broken below the next support is seen at $1690 and then the 2022 low appears, hit on July 21 at $1680.
Treasury bond yields remain near recent highs. The 10-year tranche is at 3.19%, and the 2-year tranche at 3.48%after having reached levels not seen since 2007. The rise in yields continues to be key, therefore, if the expectation of increases in interest rates continues, gold may continue to be under pressure.
On Thursday, the weekly report of requests for unemployment benefits, the Manufacturing ISM, the final reading of the S&P Global and Raphael Bostic of the Federal Reserve will be published in the US. On Friday it will be the turn of the official employment report with non-farm payrolls, which are expected to have increased by 300,000.
Bad economic data may turn out to be positive for gold, as Treasury yields would be expected to decline. Friday’s figures for US employment in this regard generate great expectations.
|Today last price||1702.47|
|Today Daily Change||-8.59|
|Today Daily Change %||-0.50|
|Today daily open||1711.06|
|Previous Daily High||1726.62|
|Previous Daily Low||1709.68|
|Previous Weekly High||1765.51|
|Previous Weekly Low||1727.87|
|Previous Monthly High||1807.93|
|Previous Monthly Low||1709.68|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||1716.15|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||1720.15|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||1704.95|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||1698.85|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||1688.01|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||1721.89|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||1732.73|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||1738.83|
Source: Fx Street