Jewellers have inflated the price of gold by Tk 1,166 to Tk 97,627per bhori on the market in Bangladesh.
Standing committee on pricing and price monitoring of Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) made the decision at a meeting held on Thursday.
The price of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk 6,850 a gram while that of traditional gold at Tk 5,705 a gram. The new tariffs come into effect on Friday, the release said.
The price of 22-carat silver is Tk 147 per gram while 21-carat Tk 140 and the price is Tk 120 per gram of 18-carat silver and Tk 90 for traditional one.