Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Benchmark indices BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended 1.5 per cent down on Wednesday. India VIX, jumped 5 per cent up.
The trend among Nifty sectoral indices was largely positive, with Nifty Pharma index up over 2 per cent
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 tumbled 1.5 per cent on Wednesday, mainly dragged by sell-off in financial stocks. BSE Sensex plunged 600 points or 1.48 per cent to end at 39,922, while the broader Nifty 50 index gave up 11,750, and settled at 11,730. HDFC (Housing Development Finance Corporation) was the worst performer, falling 3.39 per cent, followed by IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finance, HCL Tech, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), among others. India VIX, the volatility index, jumped 4.88 per cent to close at 23.28 levels. All the sectoral indices finished trading deep in the red. Nifty Financial Services index was the top sectoral laggard, followed by Nifty Bank index. Nifty FMCG index too fell 0.71 per cent in today’s trade.