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Gold consolidated the recent bullish momentum and remained within a striking distance of the seven-year highs of $1789.28 reached last week. The bulls seemed undeterred by the risk-on rally in the global stocks amid underlying COVID concerns.  A test of $1800 mark on the cards?

The Technical Confluences Indicator shows that the yellow metal is ranging just below the critical resistance at $1787.70, which is likely capping the immediate upside. That barrier is the previous month high.

On a break above the latter, a test of the multi-year highs near $1790 is inevitable, where the pivot point one-day R1 and pivot point one-week R1 coincide.

The next target for the bulls remains the critical $1800 level.

The near-term upside bias in the spot remains intact as long as it holds above the major support of $1777, which is the convergence of the Fibonacci 61.8% one-day, Fibonacci 38.2% one-week and SMA 5 one-day.

The sellers will aim for the next support at $1775, the pivot point one-day S1. Should the price take out the latter, $1772 will be the downside target, the intersection of the SMA10 one-day, SMA200 one-hour and SMA50 four-hour.

The last resort for the bulls is seen at $1770, which is the Fibonacci 61.8% one-week.

Here is how it looks on the tool


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The Confluence Detector finds exciting opportunities using Technical Confluences. The TC is a tool to locate and point out those price levels where there is a congestion of indicators, moving averages, Fibonacci levels, Pivot Points, etc. Knowing where these congestion points are located is very useful for the trader, and can be used as a basis for different strategies.

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