Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) has increased the gold price by Tk 2,683 per bhori with effect from Sunday. With the new hike, the price of per bhori gold reaches a record high of Tk 93,429.
BAJUS made the announcement through a press release on Saturday. The price of per bhori gold was increased by Tk 2,333 on 7 January and by Tk 1,166 on 30 December. With the latest hike, the gold prices have increased by Tk 6,182 within just 17 days.
With the latest price, 22-carat gold will be sold at Tk 93,429 per bhori while 21-carat gold will be sold at Tk 89,171 per bhori and 18-karat gold at Tk 76,458. The price of traditional gold has been set at Tk 63,685 per bhori.
BAJUS leaders said the price of gold has increased due to a rise in the prices of pure gold in the local bullion market. The prices shot up at bullion market due to rise in the international market.
Price of (cadmium) silver, however, remains unchanged.