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Petrol, diesel prices hiked for fifth consecutive day

July 09, 2018 12:41

Petrol and diesel prices have yet again witnessed a hike for the fifth consecutive day, as per data provided by the Indian Oil Corporation.

Petrol is being sold in Delhi at Rs 76.36 per litre, as against Rs.76.13 on Sunday, while diesel is being sold at Rs 68.07 per litre, as against Rs 67.86 on the previous day.

In Mumbai, petrol prices have been hiked from Rs 83.52 on Sunday, to Rs 83.75 per litre on Monday, and diesel prices from Rs 72 to Rs 72.23 per litre.

Moreover, petrol prices in Chennai stand at Rs 79.25 per litre, up from Rs 79.01 on Sunday, with diesel prices at Rs 71.85 per litre.

Meanwhile, petrol in being sold at Rs 82.56 per litre and diesel at Rs 70.62 per litre in Kolkata.

Last month, members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), agreed to jointly increase oil production, which was estimated to be about one million barrels a day.

The deal, which came after a week of tense negotiation, was reportedly aimed at easing fears of a global supply crunch.    -- ANI

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