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Gold prices go up nearly Tk 1,400 a bhori in the local market

Sun Online Desk     9th January, 2018 09:04:17 printer

Gold prices go up nearly Tk 1,400 a bhori in the local market

After two weeks of its previous revision, the gold prices have gone up again by nearly Tk 1,400 a bhori in the local market.

 

A press release from the Bangladesh Jewellers Association (BAJUS) has confirmed the news on Tuesday (today).

 

The latest revision causes the price of 1 Bhori (11.664 gram) of 22-carat gold to rise by Tk 1,400, which means it will cost now Tk 50,738.

 

Similar price hikes have also occurred in the markets for gold of inferior qualities.

 

The new prices will be effective from Wednesday, according to the Bangladesh Jewellers Samiti.

 

Earlier on December 24, the gold prices also went up by Tk 1,517 a bhori in the local market.

 

This is the first rise of gold and silver prices in 2018.

 

Each bhori or 11.66g of 22-karat gold will now be sold at Tk 50, 738, according to the new rates.

 

The price of 21-karat and 18-karat will be Tk 48,405 and Tk 43, 157 respectively, the release added.

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