Gold investment statistics commentary Full Year 2011

Published 23rd January 2012

Categories: Investment

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This commentary summarises gold’s price performance in various currencies, its volatility and correlation to other assets from the perspective of global financial markets, describing the macroeconomic factors that influenced gold’s behaviour during the year. In particular, it discusses major market events in 2011 which helped gold prices move up during the year and explains its observed correlation to equities during a period of US dollar appreciation.