The price of gold in Pakistan has experienced an upward trend, marked by a noteworthy increase of Rs2,000 per tola within the domestic market on Saturday.
This surge brings the price of one tola of gold to Rs213,300, as reported by Muhammad Arshad, the chairman of the All Pakistan Jewellers Manufacturers Association.
Similarly, the price of 10 grammes of gold also saw a significant increase, rising by Rs1,714 to reach Rs182,870.
On the international front, gold prices are also experiencing an upward trend, currently standing at $1,987 per ounce.
However, in the spot market, gold fell by 0.3 per cent to $1,976.19 per ounce by 1:42 pm ET (1741 GMT), and US gold futures settled 0.3 per cent lower at $1,987.80.
Other precious metals displayed mixed performance, with silver slipping by 1.3 per cent to $23.05 per ounce, platinum rising by 0.3 per cent to $897.58, and palladium gaining 3 per cent to reach $1,131.03.