Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic benchmark indices, after opening flat, surged higher with Nifty closing above the 11,200 mark for the first time since March. S&P BSE Sensex ended higher by 267 points later, while the Nifty 50 managed to close at 11,215 mark. Reliance Industries Limited surged in the closing hours as it’s market capitalization crossed the Rs 13 lakh crore mark. State Bank of India and ICICI Bank were the top gainers on Sensex. Axis Bank fell 3.8% followed by HUL and Infosys. All sectoral indices ended with gains except Nifty IT which was down 0.18%.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attempted to lure investors from across the globe to India, saying that India has opportunities and is a nation that investors can trust. Speaking at India Ideas Summit, hosted by the US-India Business Council, PM Modi said that for the first time ever in India, there are more rural internet users than urban internet users. At the same event, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo commended India saying that it is a nation that can be trusted and can attract global supply chains.