Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended Friday’s volatile session with gains. The 30-share Sensex advanced 200 points or 0.63 per cent to end at 31,642, while the broader Nifty 50 gained 53 points or 0.57 per cent to settle just above its crucial 9,250-mark, at 9,251. Out of 30 Sensex stocks, 16 scrips finished trade in red with NTPC as top laggard, down 4 per cent, followed by M&M, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank and State Bank of India (SBI). On the flip side, HUL was the top Sensex gainer with a growth of 4.29 per cent. Sun Pharma, Nestle India, Tech Mahindra and Reliance Industries (RIL) were among other gainers on the 30-share Sensex. Sectoral indices traded mixed in today’s session. Nifty Pharma and Nifty FMCG were top sectoral gainers, up 2.13 per cent and 1.92 per cent, respectively. While PSU Bank index ended with losses dragged by Punjab & Sind Bank, Bank of Baroda and State bank of India
Days after mega-deal of Reliance Jio with Facebook and investment by Silver Lake of Rs 5,656 crore in Jio Platforms, Reliance Industries announced another deal today. Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners will make an investment of Rs 11,367 crore in Jio Platforms. The investment by Vista Equity in Reliance Jio values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.