Keeping in view the rates maintained by the All Sindh Sarafa Jewelers Association, the price of gold per tola jumped Rs2,800 in the local market on Monday, bringing it to Rs142,000.

Today, at 4 pm, the precious yellow metal was trading at $1,854 per ounce on the international market.

Pakistan, as a price-taker, follows the trend in the world market for gold and other precious metals. Gold and other precious metals, such as silver, are priced in ounces around the world.



Chairman of the Pakistan Gems Jewelry Traders and Exporters Association (PGJTEA), Akhtar Tesori, said the gold jewellery market has suffered as gold prices have risen in the country.

According to him, the country’s commodities prices have reached new highs in recent years due to devaluation of the local currency against the green back and increases in the price of international gold.