The major three factors that drive gold prices
US dollar Index: weak. DXY has lost more than 50 pips after hitting high of 95 level.The major near term support is around 23.6% fib at 94.31 and any break below 94.31 will confrim further bearishness. The index has almost formed a around 95.70-75 and any major bullishness only above that level. (Slightly negative for gold ).
USD/JPY: Trend extremely . The pair is trading higher and has broken major resistance 112.16. it hits high of 112.44 and is currently trading around 112.12. Short term trend is slightly as long as support 109.77 holds . Any daily close below 109.78 confirms continuation and a dip till 109/108 likely. Slightly positive for gold .
US 10 year yield : US 10 year yield gained sharply more than 3% this week. It is currently trading above 3% level. Any break above 3.129% confirms further bullishness.
US 2 year yield: It hits 10 year high at 282%.The spread between US 10 year and 2 year has increased slightly from 20bpbs to 26bpbs.
Major support $1183
Major resistance - $1217
The yellow metal is consolidating in narrow range and it is currently trading around $1200. The trend is slightly as long as support $1192 holds.
On the higher side, any break above $1214 will take the commodity till $1217/$1224/$1230.
It is good to buy above $1210 with SL around $1204 for the TP of $1224/$1230.