Jewellers lowered the price of gold by Tk 1283 to Tk 83281 a bhori (11.664 gram) as price of pure gold fell in the 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 Wednesday.
The price of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk 5,840 a gram and the traditional one at Tk 4,840 each gram, reads the statement signed by MA Hannan Azad, chairman of standing committee on pricing and monitoring.
The price of silver will remain unchanged. The price of 22-carat silver is Tk 130 per gram and for 21 carat it is Tk 123 per gram, for 18-carat silver the price is Tk 105 per gram and Tk 80 per gram for traditional metal of its kind.