Gold, Silver, Platinum Forecasts – Gold Consolidates Near $2300 As Traders React To Non Farm Payrolls Data

Vladimir Zernov
Published: May 3, 2024, 17:08 GMT+00:00

Key Points:

  • Gold made an attempt to settle below the $2280 level as the pullback continued.
  • Silver lost ground as gold/silver ratio moved towards the 87 level.
  • Platinum tested new highs as traders bet on stronger demand in China.
Gold, Silver, Platinum Forecasts

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Gold 030524 Daily Chart

Gold settled near the $2300 level as traders reacted to the weaker-than-expected Non Farm Payrolls report and rising U.S. Unemployment Rate.

If gold manages to climb back above the $2305 level, it will head towards the $2350 level.


Silver 030524 Daily Chart

Silver is losing ground as gold/silver ratio rebounded towards the 87 level. However, silver did not manage to settle below the support at $26.00 – $26.30.

If silver settles back above the $26.50 level, it will head towards the resistance at $27.75 – $28.00.


Platinum 030524 Daily Chart

Platinum tested new highs as the rebound continued amid expectations of stronger demand in China.

If platinum manages to settle above $960, it will head towards the resistance at $975 – $985.

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About the Author

Vladimir is an independent trader and analyst with over 10 years of experience in the financial markets. He is a specialist in stocks, futures, Forex, indices, and commodities areas using long-term positional trading and swing trading.

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