Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled over one per cent higher on Thursday led by buying in IT and auto stocks. The 30-share Sensex gained 430 points or 1.21 per cent to close the session at 35,844, while the broader Nifty 50 index advanced 122 points or 1.17 per cent to settle at 10,552. On the back of robust tractor sales in June, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) was the top Sensex gainer, up 6 per cent. The auto major was followed by Titan Company, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, Infosys, TCS, HDFC, Tech Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki. On the other, eight out of 30 Sensex stocks finished trade in negative territory with Axis Bank falling the most, down 2.24 per cent. Hindustan Unilever (HUL), ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bharti Airtel, NTPC, Nestle India and Asian Paints were other laggards on the pack. Barring Nifty PSU Bank, all the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green today. Nifty Auto and Nifty IT were top sectoral gainers, up 2.89 per cent and 2.65 per cent, respectively.