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Technical analysis: key levels for gold and crude

It looks like more weakness is in store for gold, while oil inventory data has put the price of crude on the back foot.

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Source: Bloomberg

Gold likely to show weakness
The bounce has stalled below $1350, perhaps indicating that more weakness lies ahead. As a result, we may see a move to $1305, but a more substantial dip could head towards $1250 or even $1200.

Nonetheless, the trend in gold is still upwards, so a large-scale sell-off could be welcomed. Any bounce would still head towards the $1350 area, where gains stalled in July.

WTI looks to head lower
Inventory figures yesterday dealt a blow to those expecting a new bounce for oil prices, so now we look to the lows of last week at $39.25. A move through here would put $35 in focus. Meanwhile, any rally back above $42.60 would clear the way back to $45. 

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