A day after it remain unchanged, fuel prices Thursday hit a new high as petrol rates increased by Rs 0.15 per liter and diesel rates increased by Rs 0.20 per liter in the national capital. While petrol is being sold at Rs 84 per liter, diesel is being sold at Rs 75.45 per liter.
In Mumbai, petrol retailed at Rs 91.34 per liter (increase of Rs 0.14) and diesel at Rs 80.10 per liter (increase of Rs 0.21 per liter). In Kolkata, petrol is being sold at Rs 85.80 per liter and diesel at Rs 77.30 per liter. In Chennai, petrol and diesel rates increased to Rs 79.79 per liter and Rs 87.33 per liter respectively. In Bengaluru, petrol is being sold at Rs 84.67 per liter and Rs 75.84 per liter respectively.
Oil prices have reached four-year peaks as the market focused on the upcoming US sanctions on Iran while shrugging off the year’s largest weekly build in US crude stockpiles. Brent eased 18 cents to $86.11 a barrel on Thursday, while US crude fell 16 cents to $76.25, according to reports.
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