Silver

Silver Is Under Pressure As Dollar Tests Yearly Highs

Key Insights

  • Silver is losing ground as the U.S. Dollar Index is testing the 101 level. 
  • Gold/silver ratio is trying to settle above the 80 level, which is bearish for silver. 
  • A successful test of the support at $24.25 will open the way to the test of the next support level at $24.00.

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Silver is currently trying to settle below the support at $24.25, while the U.S. dollar is gaining ground against a broad basket of currencies. Meanwhile, iShares Silver Trust  is trying to settle below $22.50.

The U.S. Dollar Index is testing the resistance near the 101 level. A move above this level will push the U.S. Dollar Index towards the resistance at 101.35, which will be bearish for silver and gold price today.

Gold  failed to settle above $1950 and is testing the support level at $1935, while  SPDR Gold Shares ETF  is trading below $181.50. In case gold declines below the $1935 level, it will move towards the support at the 50 EMA at $1925, which will be bearish for silver.

Gold/silver ratio is testing the 80 level. In case gold/silver ratio manages to settle above this level, it will gain additional upside momentum and move closer to the 81 level, which will be bearish for silver.

Technical Analysis

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Silver is testing the support level at $24.25. If this test is successful, silver will head towards the support level, which is located near the recent lows at $24.00.

A successful test of the support at $24.00 will open the way to the test of the next support at $23.70. In case silver declines below this level, it will head towards the support level at $23.50.

On the upside, the nearest resistance level for silver is located at $24.50. In case silver settles back above this level, it will head towards the 50 EMA at $24.75. A move above the 50 EMA will open the way to the test of the next resistance at the 20 EMA at $25.00.

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