Gold witnesses lowest price of 2012

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 10:00:09 by

ISLAMABAD: Gold price dropped to a multi-months low on Tuesday in the local markets owing to its lowered rates in the international market.
“Gold price in the international markets has witnessed the lowest price in 2012 of around US 56 per ounce which affected the prices in local markets as well”, President Karachi Saraf Jewellers Association, Haroon Rashid Chand told APP by phone on Tuesday.
Haroon Chand said that the price of gold remained around Rs. 53,700 per tola, about Rs. 800 lower than the previous day (Monday) of Rs. 54,500 per tola. He said about two weeks before the gold price w as Rs. 57,000.
“The price may further drop to about 20 per ounce. However after reaching this lowest level in the current year, the gold price may rebound and will go up”, he added.
He said with the drop of gold price, people have started purchasing the gold jewellery which is a good sign for jewellers’ business.
Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012
Islamabad News Sources

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