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As crude plunges to $33 a barrel, India sees fall in petrol, diesel prices

Petrol prices in Delhi stood at Rs 70.59/litre, while Diesel prices were at Rs 63.26/litre

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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Petrol and diesel prices fell on Monday as Brent crude plunged over 20 per cent. Petrol price was reduced by 24 paise a litre while diesel price dropped by 25 paise in the capital.

Petrol prices in Delhi stand at Rs 70.59 per litre, a decrease of Rs 0.24. Diesel prices, meanwhile, are at Rs 63.26 a litre, seeing a reduction of Rs 0.25.

In Mumbai, petrol is now priced at Rs 76.29 per litre – a decrease of Rs 0.24. While, diesel is priced Rs 66.24 a litre, down Rs 0.26.

Oil plunged over 20 per cent Monday after top exporter Saudi Arabia launched a price war in response to a failure by leading producers to strike a deal to support

The two main contracts both lost about a fifth of their value in morning Asian trade, with West Texas Intermediate sliding to about $32 a barrel and Brent crude to about $33 a barrel.

First Published: Mon, March 09 2020. 10:22 IST