Local Gold Price Reaches Record High

​​ RANGOON — The price of gold in Burma skyrocketed to a record high of 902,500 kyats (US$656) per tical—a traditional Burmese measurement of weight equal to 16.33 grams (just over half an ounce)—on Monday, gold traders said. “It’s the highest price ever on the gold markets in Burma,” U Kyaw Win, owner of U […]