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Gold Price Charts Today

Live metal spot prices last 24h 06/24/2017 00:17:02

Gold Spot Prices Gold Price Today Spot Change
Gold price per Gram 36,16 € 0,04 € 
Gold price per Ounce 1.124,71 € 1,15 € 
Gold price per Kilogram 36.160,95 € 36,92 € 
Gold price per 1g 8 Carat 12,04 € 0,01 € 
Gold price per 1g 14 Carat 21,15 € 0,02 € 
Gold price per 1g 18 Carat 27,12 € 0,03 € 
To make it easy for our customers to follow the current Gold price we offer real-time data for live Gold prices today and the historical price of Gold per ounce. Gold prices may be viewed in gram and kilo or per ounce.

Origin, Significance, And Outlook

Physical gold is mostly bought and sold in OTC trading. By far the most important trading center since 1919 is the London Bullion Market. In twice held daily gold fixings the London Bullion Market Association sets the quality requirements to demand the "Good Delivery" standard, which includes a minimum purity of 99.5%. The fixed price is, however, always pure gold.

Parallel to the establishment of the U.S. dollar, gold price is quoted depending on the exchange rate of the Euro and British Pound. The current price of gold in Euros is almost never identical to the price in U.S. Dollars due to fluctuations in currency. It is useful to see gold as a commodity whose pricing is the relationship between supply and demand due to, yet still independently, changes in currency. In history, gold has always played a role as a reference for other currencies. Currencies were tied to the existence of gold deposits. From 1944 to 1971 this was under under the Bretton Woods system- the case in which the world's leading currency, the U.S. dollar, derived its legitimacy from the gold reserves of the United States. In August of 1971, under U.S. President Richard Nixon, the price of gold in U.S. dollars picked up, making the non-referential increase to the money supply in the form of a so-called fiat currency possible. Although gold has lost its importance as a stabilizing element for the U.S. dollar, it is still an indicator of the value of the U.S. currency. The price of gold today is like the "anti-dollar".

Gold Price In The Twenty-First Century

On each of the long-term gold price charts the phenomenal rise in gold prices in the 2000s with a temporary high in 2011 may well be read in reverse: that is, as a massive devaluation of the U.S. Dollar. In particular, this is demonstrated by the accelerated rise in prices in 2008, as a result of the banking crisis. During this time the scenario of a collapse of the dollar-based financial system was quite real. The reason that you cannot read this devaluation in the exchange rate, for example in the Euro, is because the European currency itself has lost much of its attractiveness. The yen, which reflects the strength and weakness of the Japanese economy, is not as good of a benchmark for the U.S. dollar. Gold, or the price of gold, plays a role that can currently not be replicated by any official currency. Halfway recognizable is the loss of value of world currency (except in gold) against the Chinese Yuan. This currency is however still not freely tradable and is set with ranges of variation tolerated by the Chinese government.

Gold Price Forecast

The relative decline of the U.S. economy, the inability of the Euro to take on the role of world reserve currency, and the uncertainty of China's ambitions having their own currency- taken together are a good starting point for a long-term rise in the gold price. According to OECD estimates in November 2012, the United States will lose its position as world's largest economy to China in 2016. The International Monetary Fund already came to the same conclusion in April 2011. It is economically unreasonable to assume that the U.S. dollar can keep long beyond that date as the world reserve currency. It is equally unlikely that China will be able to accommodate the Yuan’s ascencion at such short notice. The result is likely to be great confusion and uncertainty.. Nobody can predict what the global financial system will look like in ten or even five years. This uncertainty is what will elevate the price of gold to new heights. Gold has been and always will be a safe haven in times of economic turmoil.

Investing In Gold

While there are numerous ways to make money indirectly by investing in gold - options and certificates on gold and the shares of gold mining companies - none of these can equal in security the investment in physical gold. Physical gold as an investment is mainly available in two forms: gold bars and gold coins. Due to higher production costs and the collector value, the price of coins is slightly higher than that of bars. Gold bars also has a proprietary security feature like that found on banknotes or identity cards. Argor-Heraeus is a licensee of this technology for gold bars.

Gold Bars and Gold Coins

Gold bars are available as parts of an ounce, multiples of one troy ounce, grams, or kilograms and again as parts or multiples of these units of weight. Heavier gold bars and gold coins are cheaper than those in relation with lower weight. The price of gold for 1kg bars is therefore significantly less than the price of 1000 1g-bars. This rule also applies to gold coins. Troy ounces, parts, and multiples are much more common than expenditures in grams or kilograms. Among the most famous gold coins include Gold Eagle (USA), Krugerrands (South Africa), Maple Leaf (Canada) Gold Panda (China) and Vienna Philharmonic (Austria).

Actual Gold Price in Euro Ask Bid
EUR 1/4oz 7,78g 280,690 280,631
EUR 1/2oz 15,55g 561,379 561,262
EUR 1oz 31,10g 1.122,758 1.122,523
EUR 2oz 62,20g 2.245,516 2.245,046
EUR 5oz 155,51g 5.613,791 5.612,615
EUR 10oz 311,04g 11.227,581 11.225,230
EUR 12oz 373,24g 13.473,098 13.470,276
EUR 20oz 622,07g 22.455,163 22.450,460
EUR 25oz 777,59g 28.068,953 28.063,075
EUR 1,0g 36,098 36,090
EUR 2,0g 72,195 72,180
EUR 5,0g 180,488 180,450
EUR 10,0g 360,975 360,900
EUR 20,0g 721,950 721,799
EUR 25,0g 902,438 902,249
EUR 50,0g 1.804,876 1.804,498
EUR 100,0g 3.609,751 3.608,995
EUR 200,0g 7.219,502 7.217,990
EUR 250,0g 9.024,378 9.022,488
EUR 500,0g 18.048,756 18.044,976
EUR 1kg 36.097,512 36.089,952
EUR 2kg 72.195,024 72.179,904
EUR 5kg 180.487,560 180.449,760
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Actual Gold Price in US-Dollar Ask Bid
USD 1/4oz 7,78g 314,260 314,110
USD 1/2oz 15,55g 628,520 628,220
USD 1oz 31,10g 1.257,040 1.256,440
USD 2oz 62,20g 2.514,080 2.512,880
USD 5oz 155,51g 6.285,200 6.282,200
USD 10oz 311,04g 12.570,400 12.564,400
USD 12oz 373,24g 15.084,480 15.077,280
USD 20oz 622,07g 25.140,800 25.128,800
USD 25oz 777,59g 31.426,000 31.411,000
USD 1,0g 40,415 40,395
USD 2,0g 80,830 80,791
USD 5,0g 202,074 201,977
USD 10,0g 404,148 403,955
USD 20,0g 808,295 807,910
USD 25,0g 1.010,369 1.009,887
USD 50,0g 2.020,739 2.019,774
USD 100,0g 4.041,477 4.039,548
USD 200,0g 8.082,955 8.079,097
USD 250,0g 10.103,694 10.098,871
USD 500,0g 20.207,387 20.197,742
USD 1kg 40.414,774 40.395,484
USD 2kg 80.829,548 80.790,968
USD 5kg 202.073,870 201.977,420
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Actual Gold Price in British Pound Ask Bid
GBP 1/4oz 7,78g 247,040 246,981
GBP 1/2oz 15,55g 494,081 493,961
GBP 1oz 31,10g 988,161 987,923
GBP 2oz 62,20g 1.976,323 1.975,845
GBP 5oz 155,51g 4.940,807 4.939,613
GBP 10oz 311,04g 9.881,613 9.879,226
GBP 12oz 373,24g 11.857,936 11.855,072
GBP 20oz 622,07g 19.763,226 19.758,453
GBP 25oz 777,59g 24.704,033 24.698,066
GBP 1,0g 31,770 31,762
GBP 2,0g 63,540 63,525
GBP 5,0g 158,851 158,812
GBP 10,0g 317,701 317,625
GBP 20,0g 635,402 635,249
GBP 25,0g 794,253 794,061
GBP 50,0g 1.588,506 1.588,123
GBP 100,0g 3.177,012 3.176,245
GBP 200,0g 6.354,025 6.352,490
GBP 250,0g 7.942,531 7.940,613
GBP 500,0g 15.885,062 15.881,225
GBP 1kg 31.770,124 31.762,450
GBP 2kg 63.540,248 63.524,900
GBP 5kg 158.850,620 158.812,250
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Actual Gold Price in Swiss Franc Ask Bid
CHF 1/4oz 7,78g 304,738 304,435
CHF 1/2oz 15,55g 609,476 608,871
CHF 1oz 31,10g 1.218,952 1.217,742
CHF 2oz 62,20g 2.437,903 2.435,483
CHF 5oz 155,51g 6.094,758 6.088,708
CHF 10oz 311,04g 12.189,517 12.177,416
CHF 12oz 373,24g 14.627,420 14.612,900
CHF 20oz 622,07g 24.379,034 24.354,833
CHF 25oz 777,59g 30.473,792 30.443,541
CHF 1,0g 39,190 39,151
CHF 2,0g 78,380 78,303
CHF 5,0g 195,951 195,757
CHF 10,0g 391,902 391,513
CHF 20,0g 783,804 783,026
CHF 25,0g 979,755 978,783
CHF 50,0g 1.959,510 1.957,565
CHF 100,0g 3.919,021 3.915,130
CHF 200,0g 7.838,041 7.830,261
CHF 250,0g 9.797,552 9.787,826
CHF 500,0g 19.595,104 19.575,652
CHF 1kg 39.190,207 39.151,303
CHF 2kg 78.380,414 78.302,606
CHF 5kg 195.951,035 195.756,515
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