Jewellers have increased gold price by Tk 1,283 per bhori (11.664gm), taking the price of a bhori of 22-carat gold to a record Tk 84,564.
Earlier in August, the price of the precious metal reached a record high of Tk 84,331 a bhori.
The Bangladesh Jewellers’ Association on Saturday in a press release announced the latest hike in all types of gold prices as the rate of pure gold went up in the local market.
The revised prices will be effective from Sunday until further notice, the association said.
According to the new rate, 22-carat gold will cost Tk 84,564, which was Tk 83,281 per bhori.
Besides, the local market will sell 21-carat gold at Tk 80,715 from Tk 79,490 per bhori and 18-carat gold at Tk 69,168 from Tk 68,117 per bhori.
Meanwhile, the price for traditional method gold has been set at Tk 57,387, which was Tk 56,220 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.