Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: The headline Sensex ended at a fresh closing high on Wednesday, led by strong gains in financial heavyweights. The Sensex ended 221 points higher at 40,469, while the Nifty ended the session near the crucial 12,000-mark. Intra-day, the Sensex soared 358 points to hit an all-time high of 40,606.91. Notably, the Sensex had closed at a fresh record high of 40,301 on Monday. Today, the 31-share index has beaten its previous record of 40,483.21 hit on 4th of November. “Sensex has witnessed a massive up-move in the past week on expectations of a tax relief by the Government and sound corporate numbers in certain sectors. However, the rally seems to be close to maturity now and will undergo a correction soon,” Umesh Mehta, Head of Research, Samco Securities told Financial Express Online. The broader Nifty 50 reclaimed the crucial 12,000-mark. Shares of IT major Infosys have emerged as the biggest gainers on the index. Infosys share price zoomed on Wednesday morning after the IT major condemned the allegations made by the whistle-blower. Infosys share price gained more than 3.7% to hit the day’s high at Rs 721 on BSE. Condemning insinuations made by anonymous sources against co-founders and former colleagues suggesting an involvement in whistleblower allegations, Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani said speculations are aimed at tarnishing the image of these people. ” I believe that the company is under no obligation to to put out every investigative report. The deal pipeline continues to be as strong as ever,” Chariman Nandan Nilekani said in the firm’s concall with analysts. We bring to you live updates.