Is higher inflation good for gold? Looking forward, as investors sense that inflation may not be as transitory as market experts predicted, a risk-off sentiment could push a move into gold.
How does inflation affect gold?
The price of gold increases with the value of inflation because it is a dollar-denominated commodity. As inflation rises, consumer goods become more expensive. Because the price of gold is denominated in dollars, this means that its value would increase with the rising inflation rate.
What will the price of gold be in 5 years?
After hitting an all-time high of above $2,000 an ounce in August 2020, gold prices steadily declined over the year's fourth quarter.
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