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Why gold prices go up and down - five charts


The price of gold has reached almost £1,438 per troy ounce in recent days, causing euphoria among long-term gold investors, according to Professor George Skiadopoulos in his article for The Conversation. Professor Skiadopoulos explores how gold has traded over the past 45 years and says interest rates, inflation and exchange rates are some of the factors that affect its prices.

Read the article on The Conversation