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.
Silver out performed gold in 2016.
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 soared against the U.S. during the first half of 2016 and sold off in the second half.
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 soared against the Argentine peso for the third year in a row following a devaluation of the peso in December 2015.
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 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.
Gold vs the Brazilian Real – down 10.6% in 2016 (up 33.2% in 2015);Silver down 5.5% in 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.
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 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.
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 rose vs the Euro in 2016 as the European Union absorbed the shocks of Brexit and the defeat of the Italian constitutional referendum.
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 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 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.
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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 was up against the Swiss Franc in 2015.
Gold vs. the Syrian Pound – +195% in 2016 (up 11% in 2015) (up 28% in 2014)
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 hit an all time high against the Turkish Lira in the third quarter of 2015 and rose nearly 12% in 2015.
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 was up again in 2016 against the Ukraine Hryvnia after rising 28% in 2015.
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