Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled with half a per cent gains on Friday led by buying in IT and auto stocks. The 30-share Sensex jumped 178 points or 0.50 per cent to close the session at 36,021.42, while the broader Nifty 50 index ended at 10,607, up 56 points or 0.53 per cent. Bharti Airtel was the top Sensex gainer, up over 4 per cent to Rs 581.10 apiece, followed by Bajaj-Auto, TCS, Titan Company, HCL Tech and Reliance Industries. On the other hand, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv and Nestle India were among the top laggards on the Sensex. The trend among the sectoral indices was mixed with Nifty IT index gaining the most, up over one per cent. Similarly, Nifty Realty and Nifty Auto also gained one per cent each.
RIL and Jio Platforms announced today that Intel Capital will invest Rs 1,894.50 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore. Intel Capital’s investment will translate into a 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis. Intel Capital joins the list of marquee firms who have recently invested in Jio Platforms, taking the total investment amount to Rs 117,588.45 crore, company informed in an exchange filing.