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Technical analysis: key levels for gold and crude

Risk aversion is doing wonders for gold, but even oil is holding up thanks to OPEC’s deal earlier in the week.

Gold bullion
Source: Bloomberg

Gold looking more stable

Perhaps Deutsche Bank will be what sends gold back to the highs for the year. The price has stabilised above $1320 and is now on track to head back to $1340 and potentially on to $1360.

Risk aversion could well drive the price higher, even from current intraday overbought levels, but the new week may offer a chance to buy on the dips more effectively rather than chasing a move into a weekend when anything could happen.

Gold price chart

WTI pullbacks may be buying opportunity

Despite the excitement surrounding European banks we could see this pullback overnight as a buying opportunity. It would need a drop through $46.80 to really imperil the upward move, which looks likely to push on to $48.40. 

WTI price chart

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