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Pump prices up

Petrol prices rose by five cents, diesel fell by four cents to $1.243 a litre. -AsiaOne
Thu, Jan 29, 2009

By Tony Ng

PUMP prices rose on Thursday for the second time this year after six months of price reductions.

Prices for 92- and 95-octane petrol went up by five cents a litre to $1.588 and $1.596 respectively.

The price for 98-octane petrol went up by seven cents to $1.690.

Shell's ultra-premium fuel also went up by seven cents to $1.869.

But the price for diesel dropped by four cents to $1.243 a litre.

Does it mean that more people will use less of their cars?

Cheaper for Taxis?