GOLD Futures Price decreased 0.58 USD/t oz. or 0.04% to 1,288.15 on Tuesday August 22 from 1,290.83 in the previous trading session. Historically, Gold reached an all time high of 1898.25 in September of 2011 and a record low of 34.83 in January of 1970.
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. Gold Futures are available for Trading in the Commodity Exchange (COMEX)
which merged with the New York Mercantile exchange in 1994 and became the division responsible for metals trading. Half of the gold consumption in the world is in jewelry, 40% in investments, and 10% in industry. However, Gold is not only a precious metal but also a commodity vital for many industries. Gold is an excellent conductor of electricity, is extremely resistant to corrosion, and is one of the most chemically stable of the elements, making it critically important in electronics and other high-tech applications. This page provides – Gold – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Gold – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on August of 2017.
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