Gold Price vs. World Currencies in 2016

Gold Rose 8.5% vs. the U.S Dollar in 2016.

Gold breaks three year losing streak in 2016 vs. the U.S. Dollar; higher against the Euro, the Australian and Canadian Dollars currencies three years in a row.

Gold hit all time highs against the Syrian Pound, the Turkish Lira and Ukraine Hyrvnia during 2016.

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Gold vs. Major World Currencies in 2016.

U.S. Dollar strength held back gold’s gains in 2016.

Gold rose against the U.S. dollar and most major currencies in 2016. The price of gold in 2016 fell against some currencies that are dependent heavily on exporting natural resources and oil as the price of oil rebounded sharply in 2016.

Here are some charts showing gold priced in world currencies and against the dollar in 2016:

Gold vs. the United States Dollar – up 8.5% in 2016 (down 10.5% in 2015) (down 1.8% in 2014); Silver up 15.30% in 2016

The Federal Reserve’s threats to raise interest rates and the supposed strengthening of the U.S. economy kept the U.S. dollar strong against other currencies (especially the Euro and British Pound) and gold in 2015.

Gold vs the Dollar 2016

Gold soared against the U.S. during the first half of 2016 and sold off in the second half.

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Gold vs. the Argentine Peso – up 32% in 2016 (up 36.58% in 2015) (up 31% in 2014); Silver up 40.75% in 2016.

Gold vs the Argentine Peso 2016

Gold soared against the Argentine peso for the third year in a row following a devaluation of the peso in December 2015.

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Gold vs. the Australian Dollar – up 10.1% in 2016 (up 0.5% in 2015) (up 7.7% in 2014);Silver up 16.1% in 2016.

Gold vs Australian Dollar 2016

Gold rose for the third year in a row in 2016 against the Australian Dollar. Gold approachedy hit an all time high of near $1,800 an ounce in Australian dollars in early July 2016.

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Gold vs the Brazilian Real – down 10.6% in 2016 (up 33.2% in 2015);Silver down 5.5% in 2016.

Gold vs the Brazilian Real 2016

Gold fell in 2016 as the Brazilian Real strengthened and the price of oil rose.

Gold vs. the British Pound – up 29.7% in 2016 (down 5.9% in 2015) (up 5% in 2014); Silver up 38.25% in 2016.

Gold vs the British Pound 2016

The Brexit vote in June 2016 boosted Gold.

Gold vs. the Canadian Dollar – +5.5% in 2016 (up 7.3% in 2015) (up 7.9% in 2014);Silver up 11.37% in 2016.

Gold vs the Canadian Dollar 2016

Gold rose for the third year in a row against the Canadian Dollar in 2016. The gold price was held back by a rising Canadian Dollars.

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Gold vs. the Chinese Renminbi – +16.38 in 2016 (down 6.2% in 2015) (up 1.2% in 2014);Silver up 23.25% in 2016.

Gold vs the Chinese Renminbi 2016

A declining Chinese Yuan helped boost the price of gold in 2016.

Gold vs. the European Euro – +12.6% (down 0.7% in 2015) (up 12.1% in 2014);Silver up 19.15% in 2016.

Gold vs the European Euro

Gold rose vs the Euro in 2016 as the European Union absorbed the shocks of Brexit and the defeat of the Italian constitutional referendum.

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Gold vs. the Indian Rupee – up 11.6% in 2016 (down 5.7% in 2015) (up 1% in 2014);Silver up 17.55% in 2016.

Gold vs Indian Rupees 2016

Gold rose nearly 12% against the India Rupee in 2016.

Gold vs. the Japanese Yen – up 5.2% (down 9.9% YTD in 2015) (up 12.3% in 2014);Silver up 11.5% in 2016.

Gold vs Japanese Yen 2016

Gold was up about 5% against the Japanese Yen in 2016 after falling about 10% in 2015.

Gold vs. the Russia Ruble – down 9.18% in 2016 (up 10.5% in 2015) (up 79% in 2014);Silver down 3.95% in 2016.

Gold vs Russian Rouble 2016

The Central Bank of Russia took advantage of lower gold prices to add nearly 200 tons of gold to reserves in 2016.

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Gold vs. the Swiss Franc – up 10.4% in 2016 (down 10.8% in 2015) (up 9.9% in 2014);Silver up 18.40% in 2016.

Gold vs Swiss Franc 2016

Gold was up against the Swiss Franc in 2015.

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Gold vs. the Syrian Pound – +195% in 2016 (up 11% in 2015) (up 28% in 2014)

Gold vs the Syrian Pound 2016

Gold rose significantly in war torn Syria.

Gold vs. the Turkish Lira – up 30.9% in 2016 (up 11.73% in 2015); Silver up 38.5%in 2016.

Gold vs Turkish Lira 2016

Gold hit an all time high against the Turkish Lira in the third quarter of 2015 and rose nearly 12% in 2015.

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Gold hit an all time high against the Turkish Lira in 2016.

Gold vs. the Ukraine Hryvnia – +21.1% in 2016 (up 28% in 2015) (up 90% in 2014)

 Gold vs Ukraine Hryvnia 2016

Gold was up again in 2016 against the Ukraine Hryvnia after rising 28% in 2015.

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Further Reading:

Gold Price in World Currencies Third Quarter 2016

Gold Price in World Currencies Second Quarter 2016

Gold Price in World Currencies First Quarter 2016

Gold Price in World Currencies 2015

Gold Price in World Currencies Third Quarter 2015

Gold Price in World Currencies Second Quarter 2015

Gold Price in World Currencies First Quarter 2015

Gold vs. World Currencies 2014

The Importance of Gold

Gold Reserves By Country

Gold Supply and Demand

China and Gold

Russia and Gold

India and Gold

Gold and Silver Manipulation – Suspected

Silver and Gold Manipulation – Actual

Gold is an Asset, Not an Investment

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