Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic benchmark indices closed with losses on Wednesday, a day ahead of the muhurat trading session on Diwali. S&P BSE Sensex closed 257 points or 0.43% lower at 59,771 while the NSE Nifty 50 ended 59.75 points lower at 17,829. Bank nifty breached 40,000 mark earlier in the day but failed to hold above the said levels and closed in red. Broader markets closed with losses, except Nifty Next 50, which was up 0.57%. India VIX closed in red. Larsen & Toubro Ltd. was top Sensex gainer, up 4%, followed by Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, and State Bank of India. Sun Pharma, IndusInd Bank, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were among the top laggards.