During the past week, the price of gold in Pakistan underwent a substantial increase, rising by Rs. 7,700 per tola and ultimately reaching a closing value of Rs. 234,500 per tola. This surge in gold prices was tracked and reported by the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), a significant authority in the precious metals market.
Interestingly, the data provided by APSGJA also revealed that the price of 24-carat gold experienced a slight decrease of Rs. 1,000 per tola, eventually stabilizing at Rs. 234,500. This dynamic suggests a fluctuation in the pricing of different types of gold within the market.
The driving force behind this notable increase in gold prices is primarily the depreciation of the Pakistani rupee in comparison to the US dollar. The rupee’s value has reached a historical low, plummeting to an exchange rate of 301 against the US dollar. Such currency fluctuations can have a direct impact on the local gold market, influencing its pricing trends.
Overall, these fluctuations in gold prices underscore the intricate interplay between various economic factors, including currency fluctuations, inflation rates, and consumer behaviors, all of which contribute to the complex dynamics of the precious metals market in Pakistan.
|Gold Prices||Gold 24K Today||Gold 22K Today|
|Per Tola Gold||PKR 234,100||PKR 214,957|
|Per 10Gram Gold||PKR 201,050||PKR 184,294|
|Per Gram Gold||PKR 20,105||PKR 18,429|