Gold, Silver, Platinum Forecasts – Gold Is Heading Towards $2400 Amid Rising Tensions In The Middle East

Vladimir Zernov
Published: Apr 16, 2024, 17:18 GMT+00:00

Key Points:

  • Gold gains ground as traders focus on the situation in the Middle East.
  • Silver pulled back as gold/silver ratio climbed above 84.50.
  • Platinum declined towards the $960 level.
Gold, Silver, Platinum Forecasts

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Gold 160424 Daily Chart

Gold is moving towards the $2400 level as traders focus on tensions in the Middle East.

If gold climbs above the $2400 level, it will head towards the recent highs near $2430.


Silver 160424 Daily Chart

Silver pulls back as gold/silver ratio rebounded above the 84.50 level. Profit-taking may have served as a material catalyst for silver’s pullback in today’s trading session.

From the technical point of view, silver settled between the support at $27.75 – $28.00 and the resistance at $28.70 – $28.90.


Platinum 160424 Daily Chart

Platinum is moving lower as traders focus on the strong pullback in palladium markets, which are down by 2.4%.

A move below the $960 level will open the way to the test of the support at $925 – $935.

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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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