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Platinum (XPT/USD) is in new highs for the year at 1086.37. According to Karen Jones, Team Head FICC Technical Analysis Research at Commerzbank, the precious netal may see some near-term consolidation below the long-term Fibonacci resistance at 1092.

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“The market has maintained upside pressure and has charted new highs for the year at 1086.37. It has eroded the January 2020 and February 2017 highs at 1046.03/1050.51 and in doing so targets the 1199.51 2016 high and the 1208.53 200-month ma. 

“Please note that the 28.2% retracement of the entire move down from 2011 lies at 1092 and we may see some consolidation here ahead of further gains.”

“We will maintain a positive view while above the 825.12 September low. Initial support is the 915.19 55-day ma.”