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Gold in the balance
The metal finds itself at a crucial point – it is rapidly heading towards the downtrend line from the highs of 2 May, so a failure to push on through $1285/$1290 would indicate this is another rally to be sold.
In this instance downside targets would be $1260 and then $1250, the 50-day simple moving average (SMA). A close above $1290 would then indicate another push to $1300 is in play.