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Petrol at Rs 73.95 in Delhi, highest since Sept 2013; Rs 81.80 in Mumbai

Diesel prices also touched new record levels

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Fuel, petrol, diesel

continued to spiral on Tuesday, touching a nearly five year high of Rs 73.95 per litre in

The previous high in the capital was Rs 74.10 a litre in September 2013.

In Mumbai, and too, prices climbed to new multi-year highs at Rs 81.80, Rs 76.66 and Rs 76.72 a litre, the Indian Oil website said.

The previous high in these cities was Rs 82.07 (Mumbai, March 2014), Rs 77.88 (Kolkata, May 2012) and Rs 77.53 (Chennai, May 2012).

prices also touched new record levels.

On Tuesday, prices in Delhi, Mumbai, and were Rs 64.82, Rs 69.02, Rs 67.51 and Rs 68.38 a litre respectively.

Prices of petrol and have been on the rise off late after global prices increased due to trade tensions between the US and

On Tuesday, Brent was priced around $68.01 per barrel.

First Published: Tue, April 03 2018. 17:22 IST