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  • So Far This Year, Petrol Prices Up Over Rs 4.5 Per Litre, Diesel Rs 6 Per Litre Costlier
    Petrol and diesel prices today were kept unchanged for a second straight day. In Delhi, petrol still costs the most since September 2013 while diesel is at its highest level ever. In September 2013, petrol priced hit Rs 76.03 per litre in Delhi and Rs 83.62 per litre in Mumbai - the highest price of the fuel ever recorded. Domestic petrol and diesel prices have gone up sharply this year, following global crude prices hitting their highest since 2014. As a result, petrol prices are up Rs 4.66 per litre in Delhi, Rs 4.6 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 4.61 per litre in Mumbai and 4.9 per litre in Chennai so far this year, data from Indian Oil Corporation showed. Diesel prices are up Rs 6.29 per litre, Rs 6.33 per litre, Rs 6.93 per litre and Rs 6.73 per litre respectively.
  • Today, Diesel In Delhi Costs More Than What Petrol Did Just 8 Months Ago: 10 Points
    Petrol and diesel prices today were kept steady at yesterday's levels. With that, petrol still costs the most since September 2013 in Delhi, while diesel is retailed at its highest level ever in the national capital. With effect from 6 am on Wednesday, petrol prices were at Rs 74.63 per litre in Delhi, Rs 77.32 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 82.48 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 77.43 per litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation. Diesel prices were at Rs 65.93 per litre in Delhi, Rs 68.63 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 70.2 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 69.56 per litre in Chennai, India's largest fuel retailer mentioned on its website - iocl.com. Domestic petrol and diesel prices have gone up sharply this year as global crude oil prices have rallied to highest since 2014.
  • Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Sixth Day; Rates Rise To Multi-Year Highs Today
    Petrol and diesel prices were hiked today for a sixth consecutive day across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. With that, while diesel price is at its highest ever level recorded in Delhi, petrol price is at the highest level since September 2013. Effective 6 am, Tuesday, petrol retailed at Rs 74.63 per litre in Delhi, Rs 77.32 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 82.48 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 77.43 per litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation's website - iocl.com. Diesel prices were at Rs 65.93 per litre in Delhi, Rs 68.63 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 70.20 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 69.56 per litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil, the country's largest fuel retailer.
  • Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Fifth Day In A Row; Rates Raised To Multi-Year Highs
    Petrol and diesel prices today were hiked by 10 paise per litre across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. With that, while diesel price is at its highest ever level recorded in Delhi, petrol price is at a 55-month high. Effective 6 am, Monday, petrol retailed at Rs 74.5 per litre in Delhi, Rs 77.2 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 82.35 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 77.29 per litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation's website - iocl.com. Diesel prices were at Rs 65.75 per litre in Delhi, Rs 68.45 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 70.01 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 69.37 per litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil, the country's largest fuel retailer.
  • Indian Railways Offers Up To 100% Concession On Ticket Prices To Some Passengers. Details Here
    Indian Railways offer concessions on ticket prices to different categories and the quantum of these concession ranges from 25 per cent to 100 per cent. According to Indian Railways portal-indianrail.gov.in, there are some general rules which the passenger must know in order to avail the concession. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the online ticket booking portal currently only offers concession on senior citizen tickets. Other concession tickets can be availed at the Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters at any Indian Railways reservation office, said IRCTC. Children below 12 years need to pay only 50 per cent fare, as for normal tickets.
  • Rajdhani, Duronto Running Late? IRCTC To Provide Free Rail Neer Bottles. 5 Points
    Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will now give an additional free bottle of 'Rail Neer' packaged drinking water to passengers travelling by Rajdhani and Duronto in case their journey is extended beyond 20 hours due to late running of trains, as mentioned in Indian Railways circular dated April 18, 2018. Currently, passengers' onboard Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains get a complementary bottle of 'Rail Neer' along with disposable cup as soon as they are seated. They also get another free bottle if their scheduled journey is of 20 hours duration or more, the circular said.
  • Weak Global Cues Pull Gold Prices: 5 Things To Know
    Gold prices on Friday plunged by Rs 240 in the national capital to Rs 32,390 per 10 grams. A subdued demand from local jewellers coupled with weak global cues hit the gold rates hard. Traders said apart from a weak trend overseas, fall in demand from local jewellers and retailers at prevailing higher levels at the domestic spot market mainly weighed on the precious metals' prices. Silver prices also registered a fall of Rs 180 to Rs 41,300 per kg. Globally, gold prices were on track to end the week lower as the dollar advanced on expectations of higher interest rates and the view that global political and security risks were easing.
  • Akshaya Tritiya: Gold Rate Today Rises Marginally
    On a day marked with the Akshaya Tritiya festival, gold prices in Delhi rose by a marginal Rs 30 per 10 grams. Gold prices in the national capital rose by Rs 30 to Rs 32,380 per 10 grams at the bullion market, news agency Press Trust of India reported. Buying by jewellers on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya and weakness in the rupee against the US dollar boosted gold prices. But weakness in international gold market limited the upside, according market observers. Akshaya Tritiya is an annual festival considered auspicious by many to purchase gold and other precious metals. Based on the Hindu calendar, Akshaya Tritiya is on April 18 this year. Last year, the Akshaya Tritiya festival was observed on April 28.
  • Sensex Set For Longest Winning Run In 10 Years: 10 Updates
    The BSE Sensex rose as much as 110 points on Wednesday, supported by gains in FMCG stocks. If the Sensex finishes the session in the green, it would mark the longest winning streak for the 30-scrip BSE index since early October 2007. The NSE benchmark index Nifty rose as much as 30 points at the day's highest point to trade above the 10,550 mark. Top gainers on the Nifty 50 included ITC, Wipro, Bharti Airtel, Vedanta, and GAIL India, trading between 1.6 per cent and 4 per cent higher in afternoon deals. Sentiment was also boosted by higher Asian markets, with MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rising 0.5 per cent.
  • Rupee Tanks To 7-Month Low Of 65.64 Against US Dollar: 10 Things To Know
    The rupee extended its losing run for the second straight day, falling by another 15 paise to end at a near 7-month low of 65.64 against the US dollar amid persistent capital outflows and a fresh ripple of geopolitical tensions. That came a day after the rupee closed at a low of 65.49. Weakness in the rupee came despite a rally in equity market benchmarks Sensex and Nifty, which logged their ninth straight day of gains in their longest winning streak over three years.
  • Gold Prices Shoot Up Ahead Of Akshaya Tritiya, Silver Jumps: 5 Points
    Gold prices rose by Rs 350 in Delhi on Tuesday, a day ahead of Akshaya Tritiya festival. Gold prices in the national capital climbed by Rs 350 to Rs 32,350 per 10 grams in the national capital, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. Buying by local jewellers supported recovery in gold prices ahead of Akshya Tritiya at the domestic spot market, according to bullion traders. Silver too rebounded by Rs 400 to Rs 40,300 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers. Gains in the domestic market came despite a downward movement in the international gold market, where prices fell on Tuesday as sharper appetite for risk benefited cyclical assets at bullion's expense. However, losses in the international gold market were capped by the dollar's slip to a three-week low against a basket of currencies.
  • Sensex, Nifty Register Longest Rally In Over 3 Years: 10 Things To Know
    Share markets ended higher on Tuesday, extending their winning streak to a ninth straight day. This was the longest gaining streak of the Sensex in over three years. Gains in metal, FMCG, oil & gas and select financial stocks helped offset losses in IT stocks. The Sensex ended 89 points higher at 34,395 while the Nifty settled at 10,548, up 20 points. After two years of normal monsoons, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted yet another year of normal rains. The nine-day rally has taken Sensex over 4 per cent higher.
  • Rupee (INR) Falls To Nearly 7-Month Lows Against US Dollar (USD) Today: 5 Points
    The rupee fell to a nearly 7-month low of 65.65 against the US dollar today - marking its lowest value against the US dollar since September 2017. So far in today's session, the rupee traded between 65.65 and 65.41 against the US dollar. The rupee had on Monday fallen by 29 paise to close at a six-month low of 65.49 against the US currency on widening trade deficit concerns amid heightened geopolitical worries.
  • Gold Prices Fall Today, Silver Rates Decline: 5 Things To Know
    Gold prices dropped to Rs 32,000 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Monday. Demand was seen easing from local jewelers, despite steady prices in the international gold market, market observers said. Gold prices declined by Rs 100 per 10 grams on Monday while silver shed Rs 100 to RS 39,900 per kilogram on reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers, news agency Press Trust of India reported. A slowdown in buying by jewellers and retailers at prevailing levels at the domestic spot market dampened the sentiment, according to traders.
  • Rupee (INR) Closes At 6-Month Low Against US Dollar (USD): 5 Things To Know
    The rupee (INR) today fell 29 paise against the US dollar (USD) to close at 65.49, a more than six-month low. The rupee traded in the range of 65.50 to 65.32 against the greenback earlier in the session. The rupee's closing of 65.49 on Monday marks the weakest closing level against the US dollar since October 3, when the Indian currency had ended at 65.50. Trade deficit widening to $13.7 billion in March and the US adding India to the currency watch list, led to a downfall in the domestic currency, said forex advisory firm IFA Global.

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