Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended higher for the third consecutive day on Thursday, on the day of February series derivative contracts expiry. BSE Sensex jumped 250 points or 0.48 per cent to settle above 51,000 after a gap of four days at 51,025. While the broader Nifty 50 ended near 15,100, gaining 115.35 points or 0.51 per cent. Stocks of ONGC, NTPC, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India were among the top index gainers. While ICICI Bank, Nestle India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, L&T were among Sensex laggards. Barring Nifty Financial Services and Nifty FMCG indices, all the sectoral indices settled in the green, with Nifty Metal index surging 4 per cent.