Jewellers have raised the price of gold by Tk 1,050 to Tk 82,348 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 7,060 per gram while it is Tk 6,740 for 21-carat gold, according to a press release issued by Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (BAJUS) on Wednesday.
The new tariff comes into effect today, the release said.
The price of silver will, however, 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.