Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
Gold got new strength
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BUY 1313.60; TP 1322; SL 1310
BUY 1324; TP 1333; SL 1321
The outcome of the Federal Reserve’s meeting was dovish enough to let gold prices soar. XAU/USD closed above March 13 high in the 1311 area. As long as the price stays above this support level, it will be poised to advance to 1322 (61.8% Fibo retracement of the February-March decline). The best opportunity to enter the market will be if XAU/USD revisits lower levels.
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
Fed's Powell said a slowing recovery and a surging pandemic meant the US was entering a "challenging" few months, with the potential deployment of a vaccine still facing hurdles.
Investors are waiting for the significant decision of OPEC+ members to prolong oil output cuts or stop them.
The progress on the COVID-19 vaccines and hopes of a swift economic rebound next year added to the optimistic sentiment in the market.