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UK Gold Price Today

Current Price
1.078,94 €
Live High
1.091,05 €
Live Low
1.076,98 €
Live Change
-7,43 € (-0.68%)

Live metal spot prices (24 hours): 02/20/2018 17:56:19

Gold Spot Prices Today Change
Gold price per Gram 34,69 € -0,24 € 
Gold price per Ounce 1.078,94 € -7,43 € 
Gold price per Kilogram 34.689,31 € -239,02 € 
Gold Spot Prices
Gold price per Gram 34,69 € -0,24 € 
Gold price per Ounce 1.078,94 € -7,43 € 
Gold price per Kilogram 34.689,31 € -239,02 € 

Discover the latest spot price for gold with our real-time updates, and track the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) gold price, which is updated twice daily and widely considered to be the industry benchmark. 

View our gold price charts quickly, access the data you need, and find out about the different factors which can affect the price of gold. As one of the UK’s leading precious metal dealers, CoinInvest.com are committed to providing you with everything you need to know about this timeless commodity, to help you make informed investment decisions.

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Gold Prices: Industry Overview

The popularity of gold as an investment is largely down to its status as a universal finite currency, which the majority of the world’s central banks hold. It’s this universal appeal that can make gold a solid addition to your investment portfolio, and one that many see as a way to ensure wealth preservation by passing it down through generations. 

It should be noted that, while gold has been known to hold its value even in the face of economic downturn, like any investment it can be unpredictable and will always fluctuate in price.

The majority of physical gold is bought and sold in over-the-counter trading (OTC),which means it is bought and sold via a dealer network, rather than a centralized exchange. The price of gold in the UK fluctuates daily, in-line with the exchange rate of the British Pound and Euro – this is known as the gold ‘spot price.’

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA)

However, the true benchmark of gold and silver pricing is set by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) twice daily, usually at 10:30 and 15:00 GBT. The LBMA are an international trade association, who have a global client base which includes private sector investors, most of the gold-holding central banks, as well as mining firms, producers and refiners.
As well as setting the price of gold, the LBMA also set the standard for gold quality (or ‘good delivery’ standard),which includes a minimum purity of 99.5%. The twice daily fixed prices, however, is always based on pure gold.

Gold coins and bars

Physical gold is largely traded in either bars or coins, with bullion coins usually coming in at a slightly higher price tag. This is due not only to the costs associated with production, but the fact that they are collectible, with coins released to commemorate events such as the turning of the Millennium and the anniversary of The US Mint.
These gold coins are minted in a variety of countries, but most tend to originate in the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, China, and South Africa. The most popular and widely traded coin currency is the British gold sovereign, which also happens to be exempt from capital gains tax. 
Some of the other most famous gold coins include the Gold Eagle (USA),Maple Leaf (Canada),Krugerrands (South Africa),Gold Panda (China) and Vienna Philharmonic (Austria).
In terms of weight, most bullion coins are minted in 1/10oz, 1/4oz, 1/2oz, and 1oz sizes, but are sometimes available in larger 2oz, 10oz, or even 1 kilo sizes. Bullion bars on the other hand 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.

Monitoring gold price charts

The Coin Invest Gold Price Chart can be used to view the historic price of gold, with the data available to view in six different timeframes; 1 month, 3 months, 6 months Year to Date (YTD),1 year, and 5 years. You can view the prices either by grams, kilos, or ounces, allowing you to view the price you need in the timeframe of your choice, which is useful in helping you analyse historic data to aid your investment decision.
What can impact the price of gold?

Like most commodities, the price of gold often comes down to supply and demand. And, as it is used today in the manufacturing of electronics and medical devices as well as jewellery and investment, it is a precious metal that is very much in demand. However, the price of gold still fluctuates, and this can be linked to several different factors, including:

Interest rates

Gold does not pay out interest, and so you effectively lose out on interest you could’ve earned had you invested in cash instead – this is known as ‘opportunity cost.’ That said, interest rates and the cost of gold are not always in sync, as while they often rise and fall together, they can also move in opposite directions.

The stock market

The price of gold tends to move in the opposite direction to the stock market, and does so just less than 50% of the time. If you compare the 12-month interaction between gold and the S&P 500 Index over the last five decades, it averages at zero. This is why gold can help in building a more stable investment portfolio that doesn’t rely upon stocks and share alone, as investors can minimise the risk of all their assets rising and falling simultaneously.

The US dollar

The US dollar is often used as a benchmark in quoting natural resources, and gold is no different. While a weak dollar has been known to make the price of gold rise approximately 60% of the time, it does not always work out like this, and in recent years we have seen gold increase in worth alongside the dollar.

How to invest in gold?

While we firmly believe in the strength of gold as part of any asset portfolio, we are aware it is not an investment to be taken lightly. If you would like to discuss the potential of including gold or other precious metals in your investment portfolio, get in touch and we will do our best to answer your questions.

Actual Gold Price in EuroAskBid
EUR1/4oz7,78g269,832269,776
EUR1/2oz15,55g539,664539,552
EUR1oz31,10g1.079,3281.079,104
EUR2oz62,20g2.158,6552.158,208
EUR5oz155,51g5.396,6385.395,519
EUR10oz311,04g10.793,27710.791,039
EUR12oz373,24g12.951,93212.949,246
EUR20oz622,07g21.586,55321.582,077
EUR25oz777,59g26.983,19226.977,597
EUR1,0g34,70134,694
EUR2,0g69,40269,388
EUR5,0g173,506173,470
EUR10,0g347,012346,940
EUR20,0g694,024693,880
EUR25,0g867,530867,350
EUR50,0g1.735,0601.734,700
EUR100,0g3.470,1193.469,400
EUR200,0g6.940,2386.938,799
EUR250,0g8.675,2988.673,499
EUR500,0g17.350,59517.346,998
EUR1kg34.701,19034.693,995
EUR2kg69.402,38069.387,990
EUR5kg173.505,950173.469,975
02/20/2018 17:34:30
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Actual Gold Price in US-DollarAskBid
USD1/4oz7,78g333,108332,958
USD1/2oz15,55g666,215665,915
USD1oz31,10g1.332,4301.331,830
USD2oz62,20g2.664,8602.663,660
USD5oz155,51g6.662,1506.659,150
USD10oz311,04g13.324,30013.318,300
USD12oz373,24g15.989,16015.981,960
USD20oz622,07g26.648,60026.636,600
USD25oz777,59g33.310,75033.295,750
USD1,0g42,83942,819
USD2,0g85,67785,639
USD5,0g214,193214,097
USD10,0g428,386428,193
USD20,0g856,772856,387
USD25,0g1.070,9651.070,483
USD50,0g2.141,9312.140,966
USD100,0g4.283,8624.281,933
USD200,0g8.567,7248.563,866
USD250,0g10.709,65510.704,832
USD500,0g21.419,31021.409,665
USD1kg42.838,61942.819,329
USD2kg85.677,23885.638,658
USD5kg214.193,095214.096,645
02/20/2018 17:34:30
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Actual Gold Price in British PoundAskBid
GBP1/4oz7,78g237,798237,742
GBP1/2oz15,55g475,596475,484
GBP1oz31,10g951,192950,968
GBP2oz62,20g1.902,3841.901,935
GBP5oz155,51g4.755,9614.754,838
GBP10oz311,04g9.511,9229.509,675
GBP12oz373,24g11.414,30611.411,610
GBP20oz622,07g19.023,84419.019,350
GBP25oz777,59g23.779,80423.774,188
GBP1,0g30,58230,574
GBP2,0g61,16361,149
GBP5,0g152,908152,872
GBP10,0g305,815305,743
GBP20,0g611,631611,486
GBP25,0g764,538764,358
GBP50,0g1.529,0771.528,716
GBP100,0g3.058,1543.057,432
GBP200,0g6.116,3086.114,863
GBP250,0g7.645,3857.643,579
GBP500,0g15.290,76915.287,158
GBP1kg30.581,53830.574,315
GBP2kg61.163,07661.148,630
GBP5kg152.907,690152.871,575
02/20/2018 17:34:30
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Actual Gold Price in Swiss FrancAskBid
CHF1/4oz7,78g311,555311,315
CHF1/2oz15,55g623,111622,631
CHF1oz31,10g1.246,2221.245,261
CHF2oz62,20g2.492,4442.490,522
CHF5oz155,51g6.231,1096.226,305
CHF10oz311,04g12.462,21812.452,611
CHF12oz373,24g14.954,66114.943,133
CHF20oz622,07g24.924,43624.905,221
CHF25oz777,59g31.155,54431.131,526
CHF1,0g40,06740,036
CHF2,0g80,13480,072
CHF5,0g200,335200,180
CHF10,0g400,670400,361
CHF20,0g801,339800,721
CHF25,0g1.001,6741.000,902
CHF50,0g2.003,3482.001,804
CHF100,0g4.006,6964.003,607
CHF200,0g8.013,3928.007,214
CHF250,0g10.016,74010.009,018
CHF500,0g20.033,48020.018,036
CHF1kg40.066,96040.036,072
CHF2kg80.133,92080.072,144
CHF5kg200.334,800200.180,360
02/20/2018 17:34:30
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