Jewellers have raised the price of gold by Tk 1,517 per bhori to Tk 99,144 in the local market.
The Standing Committee on Pricing and Price Monitoring of Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) made the price-hike decision in a meeting on Saturday.
The price of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk 6,955 a gram while that of traditional gold at Tk 5,795 a gram.
The new tariff has come into effect today, 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 for per gram of 18-carat silver and Tk 90 for traditional one.