Track movements in real time on our Gold prices chart. Use indicators and drawing tools to perform technical analysis on Gold prices today. Data is real time and supplied by leading brokers.
A safe haven when stock markets turn bad. Gold prices can be traded on a Futures exchange, and are heavily affected by interest rates and general market sentiment. Often when stocks are in free fall, investors hide their money in Gold. It is seen as a stable investment, although some of the wild moves up over the last 10 years can make you think twice.
Businesses can use Gold futures to hedge against falls or rises in prices. If they rely on supply of Gold and other precious metal in their business, they may want to safe guard their costs by taking positions in the futures market. Gold is also followed extremely closely by investors in Africa, being a large Gold mining nation.
Useful Gold Prices Links
COMEX Gold – The CME group provides access to one of the largest futures contracts in Gold prices.
Kitco is where many investors in Gold, and other precious metals find news and opinion on the current state of the market.
Gold Prices History Chart see 100 years of Gold prices in chart format at Macrotrends.