Before Trying our MCX GOLD TRADING TIPS FREE, Lets know something interesting about Gold Metal. Gold is the oldest precious metal known to man and for thousands of years it has been valued as a global currency, a Commodity, an investment and simply an object of beauty. Gold (Chemical Symbol-Au) is primarily a monetary asset and partly a commodity. Gold is the world’s oldest international currency. Gold is an important element of global monetary reserves. With regard to the investment value, more than two-thirds of gold total accumulated holdings is with central banks’ reserves, private players, and held in the form of jewellery. Less than one-third of gold’s total accumulated holdings are used as “commodity” for jewellery in the western markets and industry.