In this period, petrol prices increased by 91 paise.
On Sunday night trading, worldwide benchmark Brent crude gained 2.3 percent to trade at $70.18 per barrel after an Iranian state-run television broadcast said that the nation would no longer respect uranium enrichment restrictions set forth in 2015′s nuclear deal.
The deepening crisis continued to spill over to other markets - stock indices from Japan to Hong Kong fell. Also, gold surged to the highest in more than six years. Domestic crude oil, which forms the raw material for petrol, diesel, and other petrol products, is also priced as per global standards.
Middle East accounts for more than two-thirds of the country's oil imports, with Iraq and Saudi Arabia being the top suppliers.
The oil prices jumped by $3 on Friday after the airstrike.
Although attempts have been made to diversify the import basket with oil contracts from countries such as the United States, pricing in all regions is determined by worldwide benchmarks, and interest rates rose everywhere after the Friday strikes.
Goldman Sachs said an actual disruption to global supplies is needed to keep prices are current levels. Prices of petrol and diesel were stable on January 1, but after that, it has been increased on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Price revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am. Diesel was now priced at Rs 68.40 per liter in Delhi, Rs 71.72 per liter in Mumbai, Rs 70.76 per liter in Kolkata and Rs 72.28 per liter in Chennai.
"Nowhere in the world has supply been cut off due to United States strikes".
That's compared to November, when a price war between supermarkets led to a fourth month of decreasing petrol and diesel prices. "Oil continues to flow as usual", said an official.
Prices were unchanged over the new year. Petrol and diesel can be expensive from the current price of 1.5 to 2 rupees per liter.