Last week the pair slightly strengthened amid closing of short positions by traders prior to Christmas holidays.
In addition, gold and silver prices were supported by growing oil prices that managed to strengthen after the publication of oil reserves data in the US. The data showed that reserves fell by 5.88 million barrels, while experts predicted a 1.5 million barrels growth.
At the same time, the market attention shifts to fresh macroeconomic statistics that are coming out in the US and which could help to determine future changes in .
Support and resistance
on the is moving horizontally while the price range remains unchanged. is growing and giving a weak buy signal. is in the overbought zone and trying to turn down.
The indicators recommend waiting for clearer trading signals.
Support levels: 14.30 ( local low), 14.20, 14.00, 13.90, 13.82, 13.63 (14 December low).
Resistance levels: 14.48 ( local high), 14.63 (7 December high), 14.77, 15.00 (beginning of November high), 15.15, 15.25.
Long positions can be opened after the price rebound from the level of 14.20 (with the appropriate indicators signals) with targets at 14.63, 15.00 and stop-loss at 14.00. Validity – 2-4 days.
Short positions can be opened after the breakdown of the level of 14.20 with targets at 14.00, 13.80, 13.60 and stop-loss at 14.50. Validity – 3-4 days.