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Gold stumbles while oil pushes higher

Oil is surging towards the 2021 highs again, but gold is struggling following the unsuccessful attempt to break higher yesterday.

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Gold's attempt to push higher yesterday hit resistance just below $1800, mirroring the resistance encountered around this level in several previous sessions. The pushback has continued this morning, although for now a move below $1760 has yet to occur, leaving the price in the consolidation period that has prevailed over the past three weeks.

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The price continues to climb, recovering almost all the ground lost in the March pullback towards $57.70. The bullish momentum has revived, with little in the way of weakness in recent sessions, and even Friday’s small drop proved to be merely another opportunity for the buyers.

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