Jewellers have raised the price of gold by Tk 3,033 to Tk 87,247 per bhori (11.664 grams) due to a hike in the price of the precious metal on the international market.
The Standing Committee on Pricing and Price Monitoring of Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) made the decision at a meeting on Saturday, according to a press release.
The price of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk 6,120 a gram while that of traditional one at Tk 5,100 each gram.
The new tariff comes into effect today, the release said.
The price of silver, however, remains unchanged. The price of 22-carat silver is Tk 130 per gram while 21-carat one Tk 123 per gram and the price is Tk 105 per gram for 18-carat silver.