Gold prices increase, 21-carat at EGP 780

Gold prices increased slightly in local markets during today’s trading, due to the rise in the ounce of gold price in the global stock exchange.

Dr. Nagy Farag, Advisor to Supply Minister for the gold and jewelry sector, and Head of economic committee at the Chamber of Commerce of Cairo, said that gold prices rose by about two pound in the local market, 21-carat recorded EGP 780, while the gold ounce price increased in the global stock exchange to record $ 1790.

He added that 24-carat recorded EGP 892, and 18 –carat is at EGP 669, while the gold pound recorded EGP 6240.