FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The much stronger sales during last weekend in the US and the renewed hopes in a faster solution to the euro zone crisis planned by Germany and France forcing fiscal discipline and deepening integration among its debtors memebers have changed the market sentiment in today’s session so far, along with the investors’ appetite for riskier assets.

In the same direction, the greenback, measured by the Dollar Index, is losing at the moment 0.44%, back around the 79 mark, reinforcing the upward trend in the commodities prices.

As of writing, the precious metal is advancing 1.22% at $1714.60
The resistance levels are at 1698, ahead of 1710, 1732, where a correction may happen. A break would expose 1743, then 1759, 1779 and 1806
On the other side, support levels lie at 1670, 1659, a break of the latter would bring 1642, then 1623, 1593 and 1576