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​​​​Gold price rallies while Brent crude price drops back sharply and natural gas price hovers at recent lows

​​While gold prices are surging, oil prices have fallen back rapidly. Natural gas continues to consolidate around its recent low. ​

Source: Bloomberg

​​​Gold at three-week high ​

The price has broken higher over the past three sessions, moving above trendline resistance from the late December high and back above the 50-day simple moving average (SMA). ​ ​Short-term resistance could be found around $2060, where gains stalled earlier in January. Above this the price then targets the late December highs above $2080. ​ ​A close back below $2030 might suggest the bounce has reversed.

Source: ProRealTime

​Brent crude heads sharply lower

​Brent has undergone a sharp reversal over the past week that has taken it below trendline support from early December. ​ ​This break of trendline support could spark a more bearish view that takes the price on towards the early January lows around $75, and then to the December low at $72.60. ​ ​Buyers will want to see a recovery back above $80 to suggest that a rebound is in progress.

Source: ProRealTime

​Natural Gas stuck around 2060 ​

The price has found a floor for now around 2060. However, the overall bearish view remains intact. A short-term rebound could see the price recoup some losses and head back towards 2400. ​ ​However, this would still create a lower high and leave the bearish view intact. More losses take the price on towards the 2020 lows around 1650.

Source: ProRealTime

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