Jewellers in Bangladesh have raised the price of gold by Tk 1,749 to Tk 106,375 per bhori, making a new record high for the inflating price of the yellow metal on the market in the country.
The standing committee on pricing and price monitoring of the Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) made the decision at a meeting on Saturday.The price of 22-carat gold is now Tk 9,120 per gram, while it is Tk 8,705 for 21-carat, said a press release signed by committee chairman MA Hannan Azad, reports Daily Sun.
The price of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk 7,460 a gram, while that of traditional gold is at Tk 6,220 a gram. The new tariffs will come into effect on Sunday, it said.
The price of 22-carat silver is Tk 147 per gram, Tk 140 for 21-carat silver, Tk 120 for 18-carat silver, and Tk 90 for traditional silver.
Bd-pratidin English/Golam Rosul