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Gold hits record in Pakistan as economic woes spur buying frenzy
By Faseeh Mangi and Ismail Dilawar
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Gold prices in Pakistan surged to a record as people took refuge in the safe-haven metal on mounting concerns that the nation’s economic conditions will deteriorate further.
"People are looking at banks not clearing payments and fearing the worst," said Khurram Schehzad, chief executive officer at Karachi-based Alpha Beta Core Solutions Pvt. The price jump is the result of aggressive buying by investors as another safe bet -- buying dollars -- is not widely available due to economic woes, he said.
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The world's fifth-most populous nation is dealing with a range of economic challenges, including a dollar shortage and a delay in the International Monetary Fund's loan program for the country. Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings downgraded Pakistan deeper into junk territory in October after devastating floods jeopardized its fiscal stability. ...
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