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Platinum Price Analysis: XPT/USD stays on the way to $830-29 support zone

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  • Platinum price fades bounce off six-week low as sellers keep reins below 200-DMA.
  • 61.8% Fibonacci retracement lures bears ahead of the key 23-month-old horizontal support.
  • Nearly oversold RSI hints at limited downside room.

Platinum price (XPT/USD) holds lower grounds near $860 amid the early Tuesday morning in Europe. That said, the precious metal bounced off a 1.5-month low the previous day but couldn’t keep buyers on the board.

Given the quote’s sustained weakness below the 200-DMA, around $972.00 by the press time, XPT/USD is likely to remain pressured around the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of March 2020 to February 2021 upside, near $858.00.

In a case where bears manage to conquer the $858.00 support, the horizontal area comprising lows marked during September 2020 and in July 2022 could challenge the platinum bears around $830-29.00.

It should be noted that the XPT/USD south-run past $830.00 could make it vulnerable to breaking the $800 threshold while targeting June 2020 lows around $784.00.

Meanwhile, recovery remains elusive until the quote stays below the 200-DMA level surrounding $972.00, a break of which will propel the quote towards the $1,000 psychological magnet.

Even so, nearly oversold RSI might trigger the XPT/USD rebound targeting April’s swing low near $910.00.

To sum up, platinum is likely to remain on the bear’s radar unless crossing the 200-DMA. However, RSI approaches oversold territory and hints at a limited downside room.

Platinum: Daily chart

Platinum Price Analysis: XPT/USD stays on the way to $830-29 support zone

Trend: Limited downside expected

Additional important levels

Overview
Today last price 862.02
Today Daily Change -6.73
Today Daily Change % -0.77%
Today daily open 868.75
Trends
Daily SMA20 916.44
Daily SMA50 894.76
Daily SMA100 927.64
Daily SMA200 971.73
Levels
Previous Daily High 875.35
Previous Daily Low 851.47
Previous Weekly High 902.73
Previous Weekly Low 864.31
Previous Monthly High 907.54
Previous Monthly Low 829.32
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 866.23
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 860.59
Daily Pivot Point S1 855.03
Daily Pivot Point S2 841.31
Daily Pivot Point S3 831.15
Daily Pivot Point R1 878.91
Daily Pivot Point R2 889.07
Daily Pivot Point R3 902.79

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