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Technical analysis: key levels for gold

Gold continues to push higher, moving within close proximity of the crucial $1300 level. The reaction to this level will be very telling for the future price of gold.

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Gold breaks trendline and heads into key resistance

Gold has managed to break through a descending trendline as it continues the recent uptrend. The price is now heading into the $1300 resistance area, and it will be the ability or inability to break that level which will dictate trade today.

Should the price push through $1300, then it would bring a wider bullish outlook for gold. However, a failure to do so could see the price move lower from here.

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