The above gold price in Canada is updated each minute. Data is retrieved continuously from all major marketplaces (LBMA/NYMEX, GLOBEX and HONG KONG) 24 hours a days, 7 days a week.
The “spot price” is the reference price for one troy ounce. This unit of measurement is used on professional spot trading markets. A troy ounce is 31.1 grams.
You can view all rates on GoldRate-Today.com based on the spot price in EUR (Euros), Swiss Francs, British Pounds (GBP) and more currencies like CAD.
Every minute, the Canada gold price is updated. This data is derived from the gold price converted to US Dollars at the USD/CAD exchange rate.
The European Continent has a total land area of 3,930,000 sq miles. Europe is divided into approximately 50 sovereign states. The largest and most populous country on the continent is the Russian Federation. Europe is home to approximately 741 million people, which makes up a large portion of the world’s population. The origins of Western civilization are found in Europe. This region also plays a significant role in global affairs.
The European Union, a political-economic union in Europe of which 28 European countries are members, is a political and economical union. To ensure free movement of capital, people, and goods through its internal markets, the EU has adopted a variety of policies. To facilitate free trade, the internal market relies on a set of standardised laws which are applicable in all member countries. In 1999, the EU created a monetary union. The union started using the common currency, the euro in 2002. While 19 members use the euro, other members have chosen to keep their currencies.
The euro is second in world trade after the U.S. Dollar. You can subdivide the euro into 100 smaller units called cents. The euro is also a major reserve currency on the planet. It is used as a reserve currency second only to the US dollar. The dollar has been outstripped by the total value of all euro coins and paper currency currently in circulation.
The European Central Bank issues and controls the euro. The Treaty of Amsterdam established the ECB in 1998. It is based in Frankfurt, Germany. The ECB is responsible for many other responsibilities than currency maintenance and currency issuance. The central bank’s main objective is to encourage price stability in the region. It is a unique structure in that member states are shareholders and the ECB functions as a corporation.
If you’re in Europe, the gold price may be quoted in euros. You may also find quotes in U.S. dollars and other major global currencies. Canadian Dollars, Great British Pounds and Japanese Yen are all acceptable options. Spot Gold Prices are usually quoted by the ounce or gram.
Numerous government mints and refineries are found on the European Continent. Bullion bars, coins, and collectibles are available in many countries. They can be used to diversify any metals portfolio, or coin collection. Many of these mints or refiners make products that honor the country’s history, key figures, and other aspects of historical significance.
European investors may be tempted to invest in bullion and gold coins for the same reasons that investors elsewhere. As a trusted store of wealth and value, the metal has a long history in Europe. It can be used to diversify a portfolio and protect against many economic and geopolitical risks, such as deflation, inflation, or the decline in paper currency value.