Personal Finance Why gold has been falling when it should be rising, and should you buy it? Updated : March 17, 2020 07:48 PM IST Gold prices tend to inversely correlated to the US dollar. With the coronavirus-induced economic crisis deepening, investors are flocking to the US dollar first. But there will likely come a time soon when gold will go up again, as central banks ramp up money printing. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.