Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 turned positive in the fag end of the Friday’s volatile session ahead of the release of GDP data for January-March quarter of 2019-20 (Q4FY20) and April core sector data. The 30-share Sensex was settled at 32,424, up 223 points or 0.69 per cent. While the broader Nifty50 index ended the session at 9,580, gaining 90 points or 0.95 per cent. ONGC was the top Sensex gainer with a growth of 5.26 per cent to end at Rs 83 apiece on BSE. Among other Sensex gainers were Bajaj-Auto, Sun Pharma, Nestle India, ITC, HDFC and HUL. While Axis Bank led the pack of losers on the index. Bharti Airtel, Infosys, TCS, Titan and RIL were among other laggards. Except for Nifty IT and Nifty Media, all the sectoral indices finished their trade in positive territory. Nifty Realty, Nifty Pharma and Nifty FMCG gained 4.28 per cent, 3.21 per cent and 2.97, respectively.
Vodafone-Idea has clarified that its Board is currently not considering any proposal for investment in the comping, a day after The Financial Times reported that internet giant Google could pick up a 5% equity stake in the firm. The telco in a filing to the market regulator said that the company constantly evaluates various opportunities for enhancing the stakeholders’ value