Gold price surges to Rs 56,700 per tola

Gold continued its upward flight on Friday as its price improved by Rs 172 to Rs 48,600 per 10 grams in local market but its international price slipped to $1,640 an ounce, market sources said. According to Karachi Sarafa Association official, tola price also went up by Rs 150 to Rs 56,700. Reuters adds from London: Gold eased on Friday, taking a breather from this week's march higher as the euro dipped and other assets rose, but stayed on track for its biggest 2-week rise in two months as investors returned to the market after last month's price drop.

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