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Petrol, diesel prices again increase: See how much increase in your city

New Delhi, 9 January: Petrol and diesel prices were recorded again on Thursday after a day’s break. On the other hand, in the international market, crude oil prices are also seen rising again after two consecutive days of decline. After six consecutive days of increase in prices of petrol and diesel, stability remained on Wednesday.

According to the website of Indian Oil, the price of petrol in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai has increased to Rs 75.81, Rs 78.39, Rs 81.40 and Rs 78.77 per liter respectively.

At the same time, the price of diesel in the four metros has also increased to Rs 68.94, Rs 71.31, Rs 72.29 and Rs 72.85 per liter respectively.

Oil marketing companies on Thursday raised petrol prices by seven paise in Delhi and Mumbai, six paise in Kolkata and eight paise per liter in Chennai.
The price of diesel has again increased by 15 paise in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, while by 16 paise per liter in Kolkata.

There was a break in the previous session on the price of crude oil, indicating that the military tension between the US and Iran decreased, but then the price has returned and Brent crude has remained above $ 65 per barrel.

Brent crude’s March delivery contract on the international futures market Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) was trading at $ 65.86 a barrel, up 0.64 percent over the previous session, while Brent crude rose to $ 66.09 a barrel during trading. At the same time, the US Light Crude West Texas Intermediate (WTI) February contract was trading 0.79 per cent higher at $ 60.08 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymax). (IANS)

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