Canadian Dollar (CAD) : Canadian Dollar currency sign (symbol): $ or CA$ or Can$ or C$. The ISO 4217 code of the Canadian Dollar is CAD. Owing to the image of a loon on its back, Canadian Dollars are sometimes referred to as the loonie by foreign exchange traders. Canadian dollar is the fifth most held reserve currency in the world, behind the U.S. dollar (USD), the euro (EUR), the Japanese yen (JPY) and the British Pound sterling (GBP). Central bank is Bank of Canada located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Mint is Royal Canadian Mint.
Spot Gold (XAU/USD) : XAU refers to the ISO 4217 standard code for one troy ounce of pure gold (99.99%, 24K gold). 24k gold means that all 24 parts in the gold are all pure gold without traces of any other metals. 1 troy ounce (oz t) = 31.1034768 grams. Gold has been usded as real money throughout the world.