Gold, Silver, Platinum – Platinum Dives 2.7% As China’s Manufacturing Sector Remains Under Pressure
- Gold gained some ground as traders remained focused on U.S. debt ceiling vote.
- Silver moved towards the $23.50 level as gold/silver ratio declined.
- Platinum found itself under strong pressure after the release of disappointing economic data from China.
If gold settles above the resistance at $1965, it will head towards the next resistance level, which is located at $1980. On the support side, a move below $1965 will push gold towards the support at $1950.
R1:$1965 – R2:$1980 – R3:$2000
S1:$1950 – S2:$1930 – S3:$1915
Silver continues to rebound as gold/silver ratio moves away from recent highs. Traders bet that gold/silver ratio may decline from 84 towards the strong support in the 78-80 area.
If silver climbs above the $23.50 level, it will head towards the resistance at $23.80. A move above $23.80 will push silver towards the resistance level at $24.10.
R1:$23.50 – R2:$23.80 – R3:$24.10
S1:$23.25 – S2:$22.90 – S3:$22.60
Platinum retreats as traders focus on the disappointing economic data from China. The Chinese manufacturing sector remains under pressure, which is bearish for platinum markets.
In case platinum settles below the $1000 level, it will head towards the support at $980. A move below $980 will push platinum towards the support at $960.
R1:$1000 – R2:$980 – R3:$960
S1:$1015 – S2:$1040 – S3:$1065
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