GOLDPRICE, ORG: The number 1 website for charts of the price of gold per ounce in 47 national currencies. By looking at gold prices, investors can look for trends in the gold market and also look for areas of support in which to buy or areas of resistance in which to sell. Smaller investors, for example, may be more interested in the price of gold per gram than in ounces or kilos. The market is very transparent and real-time gold prices allow investors to keep abreast of any significant price changes.
As with any other type of investment, those looking to buy gold want to get the best possible deal, which means buying gold at the lowest possible price. Since gold is traded almost 24 hours a day, the price of gold is always updated and can even be viewed in real time. When analyzing gold prices, the figures quoted are usually spot gold prices, unless otherwise specified. Larger investors who intend to buy in bulk are probably more interested in the price of gold per ounce or kilo.
Because gold doesn't pay dividends or pay interest, the price of gold may remain low during periods of high or rising interest rates. Although prices per ounce are usually used in dollars, you can also easily access the price of gold in alternative currencies and pesos. Spot gold prices are derived from exchange-traded futures contracts, such as those listed on the COMEX exchange. Whatever the case, real-time gold prices have never been more accessible, providing investors with the information they need to make buying and selling decisions.
The spot price of gold refers to the price of gold that is being delivered at this time and not on a future date. Available weights are 1 gram bars, 5 gram bars, 10 gram bars, 20 gram bars, 1 ounce gold bars, 10 oz gold bars and 1 kilo (32.15 oz) gold bars. The spot price of gold per troy ounce and the date and time of the price are shown below the calculator.