Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD breaches 100-day SMA for first since March

Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD breaches 100-day SMA for first since March

Gold has found acceptance below the 100-day SMA support.

The breakdown is backed by bearish readings on key indicators.

A bigger decline may be in the offing.

Gold looks south, having breached the widely-tracked 100-day simple moving average (SMA) support for the first time since March 23.The yellow metal fell by 1.67% on Wednesday and closed below the 100-day SMA, flipping the long-term technical support into resistance. The SMA is currently located at $1,887, and the metal is trading at $1,878 per ounce.Wednesday’s drop also marked a downside break of the ascending channel represented by trendlines connecting Sept. 28 and Oct. 14 lows and Oct. 2 and Oct. 12 highs.The rising channel breakdown and the 100-day SMA violation are backed by a below-50 or bearish reading on the 14-day relative strength index. Further, the MACD histogram has crossed below zero, indicating a bearish reversal.As such, gold […]

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