Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended over 2 per cent higher on Wednesday, in an extended session, following a nearly 4-hour long halt on the NSE. BSE Sensex zoomed 1,030 points or 2.07 per cent to 50,782, led by buying in HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) stocks. Nifty 50 surged 280 points to settle at 14,988. Other BSE Sensex gainers were Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI), Kotak Mahindra Bank and Infosys, among others. On the flip side, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Power Grid Corporation of India, TCS, Sun Pharma were among top index losers. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE SmallCap index settled 1 per cent higher. While the S&P BSE MidCap index ended 0.77 per cent higher. Sectorally, the Nifty Bank and Private Bank indices finished the trade nearly 4 per cent higher.