The chart below shows the price of gold since the end of the gold standard:
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The recent significant events affecting gold prices and the result are displyed in the following table:
Source: A short history of investing in gold – and what to expect for 2017 by David Brett, Schroders
The above linked article is an interesting quick read for investors interested in gold.
- SPDR Gold ETF (GLD)
Disclosure: No positons
- Is it worth sticking with gold?, Fidelity UK