Gold is the metal that has mesmerized all with its extremely glorious glow of sunshine and aura. It is considered a symbol of fortune and has served as an equivalent for money. Investments made in gold always pay you back with a good sum of money. Gold is utilized in various forms such as industrial use, central banks, and deposits and mostly as jewelry items.
The measurement of the movements of the price is estimated according to the demand of these sectors which utilise gold. Gold is also like any other metal. If its demand is as good as its supply, the price will not rise. However, sometimes the case is different, as there are various factors determining the fluctuations in price.
Demand for gold has always gone up and accordingly a few factors responsible for the fluctuation in the gold price. These factors include oil prices, exchange rates, inflation rate, political and military affairs, interest rate and demand of gold by banks.
Gold price movements are dependent on the currency fluctuations. If measuring the price movement in a particular country, then we have to measure them according to the currency of the country and not compare it internationally. As, the price of the currency fluctuates the price of gold fluctuates along with it, and the demand is affected as well.
The Canadian gold industry is one of the strongest gold markets in the world. The price is settled by the demand and supply of the great buyers of gold buyers in the market. According to the news, the Canadian reserves had 2000 tons of gold in 2007. Recently they have released a report in which contains the details of 24 Canadian buyers. This report involves their revenue, profit, reserves, mine distributions and development projects.
The price of gold changes within a few hours daily as gold is being bought and sold all over the world constantly.
The price of gold is rising rapidly day by day. Therefore, the future of gold prices is highly uncertain as the fiscal and monetary policies keep on changing along with the fluctuation of the value of currencies.The price and market value of euro is the highest nowadays, while dollar is losing its value. A recent downfall in price of the dollar and improvement in equities forced the price of gold to remain in the trading capacity. The improvements in the equities have led to the stability in the price of gold.
With the economic recession in flow, gold prices are sometimes predicted to be high while sometimes they fall. Nowadays it has the increasing trend. The stock market also affects it sometimes.