Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty ended the first trading session of the week down deep in the red. Sensex tanked 552 points or 1.63% at 33,228 points. The NSE Nifty 50 was hanging just above the 9,800 mark. Reliance Industries Ltd shares made a smart recovery in the closing hours of trade to become the top gainer followed by Sun Pharma and HCL Tech on the S&P BSE Sensex. On the other side of the table roaming around in the red, the biggest loser was IndusInd Bank, down 7%, followed by ICICI Bank and Axis Bank. Among sectoral Nifty indices, only 2 were in the green while the rest were in the red. Nifty PSU Bank was the biggest gainer despite a gloomy trading session for financials overall.
Partly paid-up rights issue shares of Reliance Industries ended up 8.5% at Rs 700 per share on BSE Sensex after opening the trading session at a premium price of Rs 689 apiece. The shares were expected to list even higher but a weak market on Monday pulled the prices down. The stocks that are partly-paid up as of now, touched a high of Rs 710 per share and a low of Rs 665. The Rs 53,124 crore rights issue of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) was the biggest ever to have entered the Indian stock market.