Guldpriserna has been shaved in height significantly since August of last year. The peak levels of the aftermath of the financial crisis, however, has not yet reached, in 2011, the low gold price of 1.900 us dollars per troy ounce (27,3 g) of gold. It is now up to about of 1,600 us dollars per troy ounce, or 490.000 kroner per kilo.
" Gold is a good indicator of what it will look like the rest of the world. In monetary policy, that is to say, the willingness of central banks to print money, and the geo-political concerns are the typical factors affecting the gold price, " said Christian Kopfer, råvaruanalytiker in the Bank.
and , by 2020, have not started very well, in any case, not for the financial trygghetssökande players. Now, the Middle east is turbulent, and furthermore, it's a new coronavirus out to be spread all over the world.
" These are two of the factors pushing up the price of gold. Gold is a safe asset in times of uncertainty. The big banks have bought a lot of gold in the last couple of years.
but enough to feel the gold as an investment is a bit old-fashioned.
" Yes, but that is precisely what gold is. It has been gold for a long period of time, and there are statistics to back into the 1800's. Gold has been considered to be a valuable and safe asset, that is, where it is located.
it is both expensive and complicated. The gold needs to be melted into gold bars and stored securely. However, many of the countries keep their gold reserves, and increases in them, " he says.
But the question is, if the old gold is in the home that is not in use, take the opportunity to sell now, while prices are rising, so.
" I can't give any general advice on what to do. It depends on what your risk levels are like.
He would not say where the guldpriserna will go in the future.
" It's not that easy to predict gold prices. In order to be able to do that, you should be very, very accurate in both of the ways in which both monetary policy and how the geopolitical situation develops, " said Christian Kopfer.
Marlene-South, director of marketing at Kaplan's auctions, which deals with, among other things, of gold, is not able to provide any general advice.
"But if you have stuff you don't use the broken stuff, then you can get rid of them," she says.
it would be well-advised to look among the guldköparna. The prices may differ, and often the signs are only with the the best price that does not relate to all of the gold grade, she.
in Addition, as has been the jewelry with gems, be sure to have them appraised.
" It can be difficult to determine how much gold is in a piece of jewelry weighs.
in Fact, the stones, and the work, or the design, it can also be taken as a value, " she explains. Then, just to have them assessed on the basis of the weight of the actual gold, such as, for example, by sending the piece of jewellery may be to throw money down the drain.
She tells me that they have seen an increase in the smyckesförsäljningar in the fall.
the Last time the price of gold was high, there were cases of fraud, where people were being ripped off.
" I think that we have to choose a player, where you can see where the gold is weighed, or weigh it in advance. Check out the prices, and often, the signs, the one with the highest price.
24 is the maximum. But jewelry is rarely made from pure gold, then, will be the subject of smooth.
" and the Gold needs to be mixed. 18 karat is commonly used in jewelry.
She would also like to warn you that there may be additional costs associated with the sale.
Check to make sure there are no hidden fees, " says Marlene to the South.<