Fuel prices on Sunday remained unchanged a day after petrol price crossed the Rs 100-a-litre mark in Mumbai.
The price of petrol, which had already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, breached the psychological barrier in Mumbai on Saturday.
Petrol now costs Rs 100.19 a litre in Mumbai and diesel comes for Rs 92.17 per litre.
In Delhi, the petrol price rose to Rs 93.94 a litre and diesel to Rs 84.89. In Chennai, petrol is priced at Rs 95.51 per litre while the price of diesel is Rs 89.65 per litre. The price of petrol in Kolkata is Rs 93.97 per litre while diesel is sold at Rs 87.74 per litre.
Oil companies revise rates of petrol and diesel daily based on the average price of benchmark fuel in the international market in the preceding 15-days, and foreign exchange rates. With Saturday's price rise, fuel prices have now increased on 15 days and remained unchanged on 14 days so far in the month of May. The 15 increases in May has taken up petrol prices by Rs 3.54 per litre in Delhi. Similarly, diesel have increased by Rs 4.17 per litre in national capital.
(With inputs from Agencies)
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