Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled over one per cent higher on Thursday, primarily driven by buying metal and PSU Bank counters. BSE Sensex ended 521 points or 1.05 per cent higher at 50,030, while the broader Nifty 50 index settled at 14,867, up 177 points or 1.2 per cent. IndusInd Bank was the top BSE Sensex gainer, up over 4 per cent, followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank, UltraTech Cement, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, and ICICI Bank among others. On the contrary, HUL was the worst-performing stock on BSE Sensex. Nestle India, HDFC Bank and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) were the other laggards on the index. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index zoomed 5.33 per cent led by gains in National Aluminium Company, JSW Steel, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.