Bangladesh Jeweller's Association (BAJUS) has raised gold price by a whopping Tk 3265 per bhori delivering a blow to those who are planning marriage after Thursday.
Effective from today a bhori of quality gold will cost Tk 78265 besides VAT and making charges.
With 5 per cent VAT and Tk 2000 to Tk3000 making charges a customer now has to pay Tk 85, 178 a bhori.
BAJUS leaders said the gold price has been adjusted with the global market rate.
Earlier on last February 10, the gold price was hiked by Tk 1867 and the fixed market price of per bhori good quality gold was Tk 75,000.
MA Hannan, chairman of the Standing Committee on Pricing and Price Monitoring of the Jewellers' Association, on Thursday confirmed to UNB the latest price hike.
According to BAJUS, a 22-carat bhori gold ornament will be sold at Tk 78265.
As part of this, 21 carat gold price increased by Tk 3091 to Tk 74766, 18 carat gold price rose Tk 2333 to Tk 64152 and in traditional method, gold ornaments price increased by Tk 2216 to Tk 53421.
However, the silver price has remained unchanged.