- Silver on the verge of a significant pullback.
- US dollar could find support at this juncture, both technically and fundamentally.
By the close of play on Friday, spot XAG/USD was ending at $26.46.
The price of XAG/USD ranged between a low of $25.98 and a high of $26.56 in a consistent upside drift throughout the day and sessions.
In Asia today, the price is losing some 0.13% and has drifted from a high of $26.47 to a low of $26.42.
The greenback had been supported up to the NFP event but the fact was sold on the headline and the lack of wage inflation was an excuse to take in some profits ahead of the long weekend.
A gauge of wage inflation rose 0.3% last month, lower than the consensus forecast for a 0.4% increase.
The NFP print was not strong enough to upset markets nor weigh on precious metals, but from both a technical and fundamental standpoint, the greenback could be on the verge of an upside extension.
DXY daily chart
XAG/USD daily chart
Technically, the probe of 26.50 puts the bulls back in charge and opens risk towards 26.70 mid-May lows.
However, a pullback could be on the cards first:
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