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Intraday Market Analysis – USD back in game

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USDCHF keeps high ground

The US dollar rallied after Powell reaffirmed that the Fed would raise rates as high as needed. A rally above the daily resistance at 0.9640 has flushed out short-term sellers. This could be the start of a bullish continuation after the pair went through a deep retracement of its April extension. As sentiment shifts to a more upbeat tone, a close above 0.9740 could attract momentum buyers and carry the greenback to July’s peak at 0.9870. 0.9570 is the closest support and 0.9500 is the bulls’ second line of defence.

XAUUSD struggles for support

Gold remains overshadowed by the prospect of higher interest rates. The price has been struggling to find buyers after it hit resistance at the psychological level of 1800, which was also a former demand zone on the daily chart. A short-lived bounce to 1765 met stiff selling pressure, suggesting that the bears have doubled down. 1739 is a support-turned-resistance after its breach left bullion vulnerable to a new round of sell-off. 1705 at the base of a breakout in late July would be the next level to see if there is enough long interest left.

US 30 breaks lower

Equities tumbled after the US Fed shattered hopes that policymakers might dial back the tightening. The Dow Jones 30 lost its momentum after hitting a four-month high at 34300. An initial drop below 33850 led some leveraged positions to close out. Then the selling intensified after the index lost ground at 32800.  31700 could be the next stop. An oversold RSI may cause a temporary bounce and 32900 has become a fresh supply zone where the bears could be expected to fade the next rebound.

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