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I said last week that anything which is pro Russia in Ukraine will be rejected by the USA and its NATO allies in Sundays referendum. I am right now. Pro-Russian groups hailed a large majority in favor of secession in a referendum they organized in eastern Ukraine that was dismissed as illegitimate by the government in Kiev and its U.S. and European allies. Tensions between Russia and NATO will continue. Prolonged tensions will benefit bullion in the long term. In the short term gold and silver are in a neutral zone to bearish zone.
Repeated failure of gold to trade over $1300 is a bearish signal. Short term traders and investors will use every rise to exit their gold investments. The chances of a fall below $1260 to $1242 and $1228 will be very high this week. (In case gold trades below $1304). Silver is caught between short term bears and long term bulls. In case silver does not break $1980 this week, then the chances of a fall to $1810 will be very high. This is the technical picture this week. Key US economic data releases include (a) Retail sales on Tuesday (b) Consumer price index on Thursday (c) Housing starts on Friday.
US retail sales numbers will be the key. I expect numbers to beat street expectations on the higher side. Easter spending across the USA and the Eurozone has been very high.
COMEX GOLD JUNE 2014 – current price $1286.50
Bullish over $1296.00 with $1307.00 and $1319.00 price target
Bearish below $1287.00 with $1269.00 and $1259.00 as price target
Neutral Zone between $1287-$1296
- Gold can fall to $1277 and $1258 as long as it trades below $1303
- There will be sellers on rise as long as gold does not break $1303 today and tomorrow.
MCX GOLD JUNE - prices in Indian rupees below
Three weeks view: Failure to break 29300 by end of the month will result in a fall to 27800 and 27100
Today's view: Initial support is at 27456 and there will be another wave of selling below 28456 to 28294 and 29094. Overall trend is bearish as long as gold does not break 28819.
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NOTES TO THE ABOVE REPORT
UK session starts around 1:30 pm Indian Standard Time (+5:30 GMT) -- after the release of LME daily inventories
US session starts at 6pm pm Indian Standard Time (+5:30 GMT)
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