Gold provides diversification in a portfolio and is often correlated with the stock market during risk-on periods, while it decouples and becomes inversely correlated during periods of stress. This is unique amongst most hedges in the marketplace. We provide the correlation between gold and many major market indices across various assets classes and time horizons to highlight how it behaves with those assets over various time horizons and market conditions.
Data categories: Price and performance
Data as of
Sources: Bloomberg, COMEX; Disclaimer
Length and frequency
Correlations are computed on a weekly and monthly basis going back ten years
Data is updated daily based on end-of-day files
Correlation ranges from -1 to +1 which represents -100% and +100% cross correlation