Jewellers have raised the price of gold by Tk 2,741 to Tk 81,298 per bhori (11.664 grams) due to a hike in the price of the precious metal on the international market.
The price of 22-carat gold is now Tk 6,970 per gram while it is Tk 6,650 for 21-carat gold, according to a press release issued by Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (BAJUS) on Thursday.
The new tariff comes into effect today.
The price of silver will remain unchanged. The price of 22-carat silver is Tk 130 per gram while that of 21-carat one Tk 123 per gram and the price is Tk 105 per gram for 18-carat silver.