The price of gold in US dollars is at a current level of 1751, 60, down from 1758, 60 on the previous market day and below 1860, 30 a year ago. This represents a change of -0, 40% compared to the previous market day and -5.84% compared to the previous year. On this page you will find gold prices in real time. The price of gold in real time is updated continuously, as gold prices are in a state of constant change.
The live price of gold is also known as the spot price of gold. Live gold prices represent the price of gold right now, as opposed to what will happen in the future. The price of gold can be affected by many different factors, and real-time gold prices can keep you up to date with market movements. Since there is no official closing or opening price for gold or silver, market participants rely on reference prices, set at different times of the day by different organizations.
Founded in 1987, the World Gold Council (also known as WGC) is the gold industry market development organization responsible for stimulating demand, developing innovative uses of gold, and bringing new products to market. The gold futures market is one of several commodity futures, in which contracts are concluded in which it is agreed to buy or sell gold at a certain price on a specific future date. Prices rise when inventories are low and demand is high; however, gold prices are more affected by interest rates and exchange rate fluctuations. Exchange-traded futures contracts, such as those listed on the COMEX Exchange, are used to offer spot prices for gold.
The prices of gold and most precious metals are quoted in troy ounces; however, countries that have adopted the metric system set the price of gold in grams, kilograms and tons. The spot price of gold per troy ounce and the date and time of the price are shown below the calculator. On the other hand, if the dollar weakens, it can make gold relatively less expensive for foreign investors and, in the process, drive up gold prices. Although gold is one of the main commodity markets, second only to crude oil, its price action does not reflect the traditional fundamentals of supply and demand.
Of all government mints, only South Africa's Krugerrand gold coin has no nominal value and its value is based entirely on the world price of gold. The month used to represent the price of gold in real time is usually the closest month with the most significant trading volume. Pricing follows the same process as the price of gold in London, since the price is set twice a day. The totals of gold and silver stocks will be calculated, including the ratio between gold and silver.
The Kitco Gold Index (KGX) is a unique function that calculates the relative value of an ounce of gold by eliminating the impact of the value of the U. The spot gold market is trading very close to 24 hours a day, since there is almost always a place in the world that actively receives requests for gold transactions.