GENEVA – An incredibly rare 14.83-carat Purple-Pink diamond has sold for a record-breaking $26.6 million in Switzerland.
This superb and exceptional Fancy Vivid PurplePink Internally Flawless diamond has been named 'The Spirit of the Rose'.
It is the largest ever precious stone, which has been auctioned, as 99% of all pink diamonds are under 10 carats.
NEWSFLASH: An incredibly rare 14.83-carat Purple-Pink Diamond just sold for a record-breaking $26.6m in Geneva! Now that’s what you call a rose-tinted result😍.— Sotheby's (@Sothebys) November 11, 2020
Read about it here: https://t.co/4xhf77OKsn #SpiritoftheRose #SothebysGeneva #FestivalofWonder pic.twitter.com/AlVbrcSsPs
The auction house, Sotheby’s has not disclosed the name of the successful bidder but revealed that it was telephone bidder.
The 'The Spirit of the Rose' was mined by Russian diamond producer Alrosa in July 2017 by cutting it from the largest pink crystal ever found in the country.
The previous highest record price for a pink diamond is held by CTF Pink Star. The 59-carat diamond sold at auction for $71 million at Sotheby's in Hong Kong in April 2017.
Pakistani rupee saw marginal improvement against US dollar as it appreciated in the open bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved up and was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,600, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs187,420.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs200,380, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs191,275 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,950.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Karachi||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Quetta||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Attock||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Multan||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|