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With risk assets rallying across the board, gold has been given a big shove lower. The pullback in gold’s current uptrend from the December lows looks to have further to run, with $1264, and then $1239 the big levels to watch in terms of potential support.
The 200-day simple moving average (SMA) at $1253, and then the 50-day SMA at $1245 could also provide some support in any bigger move lower. A rally needs to clear $1276, and then break above $1284 to put the price back above the long-term descending trendline off the highs of summer 2016.