Palm oil to test resistance at 2,225 ringgit

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SINGAPORE (Nov 17): Palm oil is expected to test a resistance at 2,225 ringgit per tonne, a break above which will lead to a further gain to 2,253 ringgit.

A drop from the Nov. 12 high of 2,286 ringgit could have completed around a support at 2,196 ringgit, the 61.8 percent Fibonacci retracement on the rise from the Oct. 16 low of 2,104 ringgit to the Nov. 3 high 2,345 ringgit.

Wave pattern suggests that the drop be a part of a downward wave b that developed from 2,345 ringgit. This wave will be totally reversed by an upward wave c.

A break below 2,196 ringgit will open the way towards the 76.4 percent level at 2,161 ringgit.

** Wang Tao is a Reuters market analyst for commodities and energy technicals. The views expressed are his own.

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