Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic benchmark indices witnessed a volatile trading session on Wednesday as they danced between gains and losses. Sensex staged a smart recovery in the closing hour but failed to shrug-off all losses and ended 58 points lower. Nifty 50 also gave up the 11,150 mark on Wednesday. Axis Bank was the top gainer on Sensex gaining 7% higher, followed by Titan and Power Grid. HUL was the worst-performing stock on Sensex, ending down 3% while Tata Steel slipped 2.5%. Only 11 of the 30 constituents of Sensex ended in the green. Except for Nifty Bank, Nifty Pharma, Nifty Media, and Nifty Private Bank all sectoral indices ended in the red.
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that the United States of America and India are inching closer to a trade deal after two years of negotiations. Speaking at the US-India Business Council’s India Ideas virtual Summit, Piyush Goyal said that some pending matters need to be done away with. “I believe we have a quick trade deal which has some of the pending matters built up over the last couple of years which we need to get out of the way quickly. We are almost there,” the Commerce Minister said. India and the US have been negotiating a trade deal with a view to plucking out the differences on trade issues to boost economic ties.