On the first day of the business week, the price of gold per tola in the barter market fell by Rs 950 to Rs 14,450.
According to the All Pakistan Sarafa Bazar Association, the price of 10 grams of gold fell by Rs 814 to Rs 89,550 on Tuesday.
On the other hand, on the first day of the business week, the dollar rose by 11 paise against the Pakistani currency in the interbank market.
According to the Forex Dealers Association, the dollar rose from Rs 153.55 to close at Rs 153.66 in the interbank market.
Last week, the statistics agency said in a report that the country’s weekly inflation rate reached 17.21 per cent.
A report released by the Federal Bureau of Statistics said that 15 essential items have become more expensive in the last one week.
According to a report by the Bureau of Statistics, sugar became more expensive by Rs 90 per kg, taking its average price from Rs 100 to Rs 92 per kg.
The report further added that during the last one week, the average price of mutton increased by Rs10.53 per kg while the price of beef increased by Rs4.44 per kg.
Federal Bureau of Statistics stated that the price of ghee is 83 paise per kg, milk 12 paise, yoghurt 23 paise per kg, 20 kg bag of flour 1 rupee 9 paise.
According to the report, the prices of 12 essential commodities have declined in the last week while the prices of 24 have stabilized.
According to a report released by the federal agency, chickens have become cheaper by Rs 21.92 per kg, tomatoes by Rs 2.68 per kg, onions by 68 paise per kg and potatoes by 29 paise per kg.
In the report released by the Federal Bureau of Statistics, it was stated that the prices of Dal Chana, Dal Masoor, Dal Mash and LPG have also come down.