The bourses opened on a positive note on Monday, first day of trading session after the weekend as indicated by SGX Nifty. At 09:16 AM, the Sensex was up 85.53 points or 0.16 percent at 52185.58. The Nifty was up 37.90 points or 0.24 percent at 15,708.20. ONGC and ITC were the top gainers followed by State Bank of India, Mahindra & Mahindra, and IndusInd Bank.
Fuel prices hiked again
The price of petrol and diesel prices were hiked across metros by 27-28 paise on the second consecutive day on June 7. This is the 21st increase in prices since May 4.
The price of petrol in Mumbai crossed the Rs 101-a-litre mark. According to According to Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited website, in the financial capital petrol is being retailed at Rs 101.47 per litre and diesel at Rs 93.64 a litre. In Delhi, petrol costs Rs 95.37 a litre and diesel Rs 86.28. In Chennai, petrol prices have gone up to Rs 90.97 and diesel Rs 96.77 while in Kolkata, petrol is available at Rs 95.34 and diesel at Rs 89.12 per litre.