Petrol, diesel prices at record high

Fuel prices have again witnessed a hike on Friday morning with petrol being sold at Rs. 78.52 per litre and diesel at Rs. 70.21 per litre Delhi.

Petrol price has been increased by Rs 0.22 per litre since Thursday and diesel price by Rs 0.28 per litre in the national capital.

In Mumbai, petrol prices have shot up from Rs 85.72 per litre on Thursday, to Rs 85.93 per litre (increased by Rs 0.21 per litre), and diesel prices have increased by Rs 0.30 per litre from Rs 74.24 per litre to Rs 74.54 per litre.

On August 30, the petrol price was Rs 78.30 per litre in Delhi while diesel price was increased to Rs 69.93. In Mumbai, petrol was sold at Rs 85.72 per litre and diesel at Rs 74.24 per litre.

The Indian rupee breached the 71 mark on Friday as it opened at a fresh record low of 70.95 per dollar versus the previous close at 70.74.

First Published: Aug 31, 2018 17:47 IST

Hindustan Times – business