Jewellers have decreased gold price by Tk 1,283 per bhori (11.664gm), taking the price of a bhori of 22-carat gold to Tk 83,281.
The fresh decline comes just four days after the price of the precious metal reached a record high of Tk 84,564 a bhori on September 10.
The Bangladesh Jewellers’ Association (BAJUS) on Wednesday in a press release announced the latest drop in all types of gold prices as the rate of pure gold went down in the local market.
The revised prices will be effective from Thursday until further notice, the association said.
According to the new rate, 22-carat gold will cost Tk 83,281, which was Tk 84,564 per bhori.
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Besides, the local market will sell 21-carat gold at Tk 79,490 from Tk 80,715 per bhori and 18-carat gold at Tk 68,118 from Tk 69,168 per bhori.
Meanwhile, the price for traditional method gold has been set at Tk 56,454, which was Tk 57,387 per bhori.
However, BAJUS has kept the price of silver unchanged.
Each bhori of 22-carat silver will be sold at Tk 1,516, while 21-carat and 18-carat silver will still be available at Tk 1,435 and Tk 1,225 respectively.
The price for traditional method silver has remained the same at Tk 933 per bhori.