Petrol price was hiked by Rs 1.29 a liter — the third increase in a month, and diesel rate was raised by 97 paise a liter — the second hike in a fortnight.
Investment Advisory Company: After today’s hike, petrol in Delhi will now cost Rs 70.60 a liter from today as compared to Rs 68.94 currently.
Similarly, a liter of diesel will from tomorrow cost Rs 57.82, up from Rs 56.68.
Stock Market Updates
9:30 am Market slips: The Sensex is down 140.69 points or 0.5 percent at 26485.77 and the Nifty is down 43.45 points or 0.5 percent at 8142.35. About 898 shares have advanced, 549 shares declined, and 2181 shares are unchanged.
NTPC, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Coal India, Wipro and BHEL are top gainers while SBI, HDFC, BAjaj Auto, ICICI Bank and Hero MotoCorp are losers in the Sensex.
ITC | Maruti Suzuki | Eicher Motors | Bombay Dyeing | HT Media | Muthoot Finance | Ujaas Energy | MOIL | Hathway Cable | Siemens | Navneet Education | Premier Explosives | Mukand | Bharti Infratel and Petronet LNG are stocks, which are in the news today.
Nifty Future is opening at 8177 as per SGX Nifty at 8:40 am IST, 10 points below its previous close of 8187.
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