Jewellers have increased the price of gold by Tk 1225 to Tk 83,281 per bhori (11.664 grams) due to a price hike of pure gold in local market.
The price of 22-carat gold is now Tk 7,140 per gram while it is Tk 6,815 for 21-carat gold, according to a press release of Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) issued on Sunday.
The price will be effective from Monday.
The price of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk 5,840 a gram and the traditional one at Tk 4,820 each gram, read the statement signed by Enamul Haque Bhuiyan Liton, vice-chairman of standing committee on pricing and monitoring.
The price of silver will remain unchanged.