The gold price has increased by Tk2,333 per bhori in the local market with effect from at 1:00pm Monday.
Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (Bajus) announced the increase considering import problem amid Covid pandemic and price soaring in the international market.
The 21-carat gold has jumped to Tk 68,293 while 18-carat gold Tk 59,544 and gold acquired in traditional method Tk 49,022.
Price of silver will remain intact with each bhori of 22-carat selling at Tk 1,516 while 21-carat and 18-carat silver at Tk 1,435 and Tk 1,225 respectively. The price of silver acquired in traditional methods is Tk 933 per bhori.