New Delhi | Jagran Business Desk: At Jagran English Business Desk, we try to focus on all the top business trends to provide our readers with brief coverage of fuel prices, stock exchange, gold prices, among others.

This is the second consecutive day when the Petrol and Diesel prices dropped. Petrol price dropped by 18 paise alitreand diesel by 8 paise perlitretoday, a day after a decline of 10paiseand 8paise, respectively.

Meanwhile, the rupee was trading at 10paisehigher at 70.90 against the US Dollar in the early trade on Friday.   

The Sensex and the Nifty also opened on a positive note following four days of fall, ahead of the release of the fourth bi-monthly policy statement of the year by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).   

Here’s how the market opened today:

Sensex: The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 37,673.31 points, down by 433.56 points. In the morning session, it was at 38,403.54. This comes ahead of the release of the fourth bi-monthly policy statement of the year by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Nifty: The broader NSE Nifty index ended at 11,174.75 points, down by 139.25 points. In the morning session, it was at 11,400.30.

Petrol:

Rs74.61 perlitre in Delhi

Rs77.21 perlitrein Chennai

Rs76.96 perlitrein Kolkata

Rs79.93 perlitrein Mumbai

Diesel:

Rs67.43 perlitrein Delhi

Rs71.15 perlitrein Chennai

Rs69.71 perlitrein Kolkata

Rs70.61 perlitrein Mumbai

Rupee: 70.90 against USD

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma