Business Desk : dhakamirror.com
The Bangladesh Jewellers’ Association (Bajus) has decided to raise gold prices for a third straight week, effective tomorrow.
According to a press release issued by Bajus yesterday, the price of one bhori (11.66 grams) of 22-carat gold has increased by 3 percent, to around Tk 93,400, as of today.
It said the price of each gramme of 22-carat gold will be Tk 8,010 from today, a 3 per cent rise from Tk 7,780 yesterday.
It also raised the prices of silver.
Until yesterday, Bangladeshi customers could buy gold jewellery paying Tk 90,714 per bhori, which was raised from Tk 88,382 per bhori on December 30.
Bajus said prices of pure gold went up in the local markets. Under the circumstances, its standing committee on pricing and price monitoring at a meeting decided the new rates for gold and silver.