PRICE OF GOLD IN 2022
The year is almost over and the price of gold has clearly been in a downward trend since the sharp rise after the start of the Russian-Ukrainian war. This metal presented a 15% increase at the beginning of the year and so far this year the lateral price has been maintained with slight decreases, until accumulating a decrease of 10% from the historical maximum. Even so, some Central Banks are betting on investment in gold in this current scenario, which will very likely end up resuming increases once the FED relaxes the harsh monetary measures.
Other economic elements that have also suffered falls throughout the year have been the majority of world stock markets, most cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and most metals. On the other hand, the dollar has appreciated notably, as well as the sovereign bonds of multiple countries and lastly, the raw materials related to energy and food.
All these records are mainly due to the restrictive economic policies due to the continuous rises in interest rates, hoping to neutralize inflation as soon as possible, which on average continues to be around 10%, until said objective is not achieved, the previously highlighted trends will probably continue their course and for this reason, it can be confirmed that we are in the midst of a period of recession that will theoretically begin to relax next year.
This article is merely informative and personal finances as their respective strategies should take into account more factors for decision making.
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