| 28 Jan 2019, 00:00 | Update : 28 Jan 2019, 23:09
Gold prices to go up for the second time in the local market within one month difference. Gold merchants’ association in the country Bangladesh Jewelers Samity (Bajus) has fixed the new prices by increasing that up to taka one thousand 166 per bhori.
Bajus said this in a notice on Monday. The new prices will be effective from tomorrow (January 29). Earlier on January 2 the association increased the gold prices up to one thousand 516 taka per bhori.
Bajus general secretary Dilip Kumar Agarwal said, the prices were raised because gold prices also rose in the international market. Prices of gold and silver get down or upward trend keeping semblance with the international market. For this reason gold will be sold in higher rate from Tuesday. The new prices will be applicable until the next direction.
Bajus said, according to the new prices 22 carat gold will be sold at 50 thousand 155 taka per bhori (11.664 grams). 21 carat gold will be sold at 47 thousand 822 taka and 18 carat gold will be sold at 42 thousand 807 taka per bhori.
But the old method gold price will remain unchanged and will be sold at 27 thousand 585 taka per bhori. The price of 21 carat silver (cadmium) will also remain unchanged and will be sold at one thousand 50 taka per bhori.