On Wednesday, on the 7th day, the price of fuel has also increased. Petrol in Delhi was costlier by 13 paisa a liter, while diesel price was up by 19 paisa a liter. Thus, the price of petrol has increased for the sixth consecutive day, while the price of diesel has increased for 14 consecutive days. Apart from this, there has been an increase in the prices of fuel in Mumbai.
In Mumbai, the price of petrol has gone up by 13 paise, while oil companies have increased the price of diesel by 20 paise here. Apart from Delhi and Mumbai, fuel in Chennai and Kolkata also became expensive. In Chennai, petrol prices have increased by 14 paise and 13 paise in Kolkata. On the other hand, in terms of diesel prices in these two metros, Chennai has gained 21 paise and Kolkata has increased by 19 paise.
After the increased prices, the price of petrol and diesel in Delhi has gone up to Rs 71.27 and Rs 65.90 respectively. At the same time, prices of petrol in Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai have gone up to Rs 73.99, Rs 73.36 and Rs 76.90 per liter respectively. Similarly, in the three metro cities, the new price of diesel has gone up to Rs 69.62, Rs 67.68 and Rs 69.01 per liter, respectively.
According to the information, crude oil prices in the international market are continuously increasing. The possibility of a break on rising oil prices is not currently visible. Crude oil fell by 0.88 per cent to Rs 3,842 per barrel on Tuesday in futures trade, after the participants reduced deals with weak trend in Asian markets.