Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled with gains for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. BSE Sensex gained 152 points or 0.3 per cent to end at 54,554.66, while Nifty 50 index settled at 16,280, up 22 points or 0.13 per cent. During intraday, Sensex hit a record high of 54,779.66, while Nifty 16,359. Bharti Airtel was the top Sensex gainer, up nearly 4 per cent, followed by Tech Mahindra, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Kotak Mahindra Bank and M&M. On the flip side, Tata Steel was the top loser, down 2.7 per cent. Power Grid Corporation of India, NTPC, ITC, Bajaj-Auto and SBI were among other laggards. On the sectoral front, Nifty Bank ended flat, and Nifty IT index gained nearly one per cent. While Nifty Auto, Nifty FMCG, Nifty Metal, ended in the red.