Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty after having slipped into the red climbed back into the positive territory and ended the day with gains. S&P BSE Sensex ended 187 points or 051% higher at 36,674 points, while Nifty 50 settled just below the 10,800 mark. Bajaj Finance shares gained the most, up 7.8%, followed by IndusInd Bank and Bajaj Finserv. On the other end of the table, NTPC was down 2.7%, followed by ITC, PowerGrid, Tata Steel, among others. Nifty Private Bank gained the most among sectoral indices, surging 2.4% followed by Nifty IT, up 1.85%. Nifty Bank, Nifty Financial Services, Nifty Auto, Nifty Media were among the other sectoral indices to end the day with gains.
While global macro conditions continue to improve, the Ministry of Finance has asserted that “green shoots” have started to emerge in the domestic economy. In its monthly macroeconomic report, the ministry highlighted that total digital retail financial transactions via NPCI platforms rose sharply from Rs 6.71 lakh crore in April to Rs 9.65 lakh crore in May, a sign of revival in economic activity. The report also highlighted the jump in consumption in petroleum products and the increase in the total value of e-way bills.