Gold traded around $1,825 an ounce on Tuesday, holding near its lowest levels in two weeks, pressured by US Treasury yields that remain at elevated levels. The metal also failed to hold on to intraday gains on Monday when the UK, US, Japan and Canada officially banned new imports of Russian gold, in a move seen as largely symbolic as Russian exports to the west have already dried up. Gold is currently trading more than 10% off its year-to-date high amid expectations that major central banks will continue to aggressively raise interest rates to target runaway inflation, even at the risk of an economic recession. Although gold is widely considered as a hedge against inflation and economic uncertainties, higher interest rates raise the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion.

Historically, Gold reached an all time high of 2074.88 in August of 2020. Gold - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on June of 2022.

Gold is expected to trade at 1846.09 USD/t oz. by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 1907.08 in 12 months time.

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Price Day Month Year
Gold 1,827.11 4.38 0.24% -1.57% 3.75%
Silver 21.30 0.159 0.75% -2.94% -17.26%
Copper 3.82 0.0450 1.19% -11.81% -10.58%
Steel 4,436.00 86.00 1.98% -6.10% -9.73%
Iron Ore 121.50 5.00 4.29% -10.99% -44.90%
Lithium 477,500.00 0 0% 1.92% 436.52%
Platinum 918.39 10.35 1.14% -4.23% -13.93%

Gold is mostly traded on the OTC London market, the US futures market (COMEX) and the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE). The standard future contract is 100 troy ounces. Gold is an attractive investment during periods of political and economic uncertainty. Half of the gold consumption in the world is in jewelry, 40% in investments, and 10% in industry. The biggest producers of gold are China, Australia, United States, South Africa, Russia, Peru and Indonesia. The biggest consumers of gold jewelry are India, China, United States, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Russia and UAE. The gold prices displayed in Trading Economics are based on over-the-counter (OTC) and contract for difference (CFD) financial instruments. Our gold prices are intended to provide you with a reference only, rather than as a basis for making trading decisions. Trading Economics does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1826.34 1822.73 2074.88 34.83 1968 - 2022 USD/t oz. Daily