Gold Versus Top Currencies! And The Winner Is….

Aibek Burabayev - Contributor - Metals

Long ago, Gold was an exchange medium and one of the very first hard currencies. In this post, I will show you YTD results of the competition between this former currency and the top 7 modern currencies. I selected the US dollar first, and the others are 6 components of US dollar index placed by weight: EUR, JPY, GBP, CAD, SEK and CHF. I bet some of you never even thought about such currency crosses for Gold.

On the above diagram, you’ll see DXY components in different extents. They lost their value against Gold and only the 'king currency' managed to survive and even gain a small profit. So the winner is US dollar and the top loser is Swedish krona, the net difference between them is 20%, impressive! Continue reading "Gold Versus Top Currencies! And The Winner Is…."