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Gold rate sees massive increase in Pakistan – SUCH TV

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Gold prices continued upward trajectory in Pakistan and registered a major increase as the rupee depreciated.

According to data issued by All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of gold (24 carats) gained Rs6,200 per tola and Rs5,316 per 10 grams to settle at Rs221,000 and Rs189,472, respectively.

Meanwhile, the price of the yellow metal gained $10 to settle at $1,967 in the international market today.

The gold rate has been volatile in Pakistan recently amid continued political and economic uncertainty, and high inflation.

According to market practice, local prices of gold usually go up on the rupee’s depreciation against the US dollar and declining prices of commodities in the international market.

Data shared by the association showed the price of silver remained unchanged at Rs2,650 per tola and Rs2,271.94 per 10 grams.

A day earlier, the prices of the yellow metal increased by Rs1,600 per tola and Rs1,371 per 10 grams, respectively.

Meanwhile, the local currency fell by 1.34% against the greenback in the interbank market today, according to the data shared by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

 

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