The price of 24-karat gold rose by Rs 1,700 on Thursday to Rs 220,700 a tola from Rs 219,000 the day before. The All Sindh Sarafa Jewellers Association reports a decrease of Rs 1,458 in the price for 10 grammes of 24-carat gold to Rs 189,215 from Rs 187,757. the cost of 10 grammes of 22-carat gold increased to Rs 173,447 from Rs 172,111. A tola of silver cost Rs. 2550, while ten grammes of silver cost Rs. 2,186.21. According to the association, the retail price of gold, which was $1948 at press time, is now $1929 on the international market.