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Technical analysis: key levels for gold and crude

Gold looks to be providing another dip-buying opportunity, but Brent is still firmly under pressure.

Gold dips but uptrend remains

The price has gained steadily for gold after it tested $1307 last week.

Dips since then have found buyers, so we will wait to see if today's drop back from $1337 will see this pattern repeated. The upside targets are $1337, $1346 and then $1358. A turn lower targets $1326, $1313 and then $1307.

Brent shows no sign of a bounce

Dollar weakness has not helped Brent, which continues to drift. While yesterday's dip below $62.00 found buyers, it could not get back above $63.00.

Further declines head towards the $61.10 zone, then down to $60.00, and then $56.80. A recovery back above $63.00 would open the way to $66.86 and then $69.23.

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