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Gold prices edged higher, twice in a month

  • Published at 10:55 pm August 5th, 2019
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File photo of jewelry shop in Dhaka Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Retail buyers will pay Tk 54,529 per bhori of 22-carat gold

In a statement on Monday, Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (BAJUS) said that the new prices of gold will be effective from August 6.

BAJUS had increased the price per bhori of 22, 21, and 18-carat gold by Tk 1,166 with no change in the rates of the traditional method, platinum, and silver.

11.683 grams is equivalent to 1 bhori.

As per the revised prices, retail jewellery buyers will pay Tk 54,529 per bhori of 22-carat gold, Tk 52,196 per bhori of 21-carat, and Tk 47,180 per bhori of 18-carat gold.

The jewellers association said the prices went up due to the rise of gold prices in the international market.

At present, the price for gold in the traditional method is set at Tk 27,588, for 23-carat platinum at Tk 65,026 per bhori, and for 21-carat silver at Tk 1,050 per bhori.

Earlier on July 24, Jewellers hiked the price of gold.