Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity market indices BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 extended their gains on Monday. S&P BSE Sensex jumped 465 points to reach 36,487 points, while the 50-stock Nifty after breaching the 10,800 mark settled down at 10,763. Among the top gainers on the street were M&M, up 7.3%, followed by Baja Finance surging 6.5%, and RIL gaining 3.5%. Only five stocks were in the red among the 30 constituents of BSE Sensex. Bajaj Auto was down 1.07% while Bharti Airtel slipping 0.85%, and HDFC fell 0.84%. Among sectoral indices, Nifty Auto gained 2.88%, followed by 2.47% jump in Nifty Metal. All sectoral indices were trading in the green except Nifty Pharma. Mukesh Ambani’s RIL surged to reach a new 52-week high as it ended the day’s trading session at Rs 1855 per share.
India’s economic recovery amid the rising number of Covid cases would remain a challenge, according to Moody’s chairman Henry McKinnell. The former chief executive of pharmaceutical company Pfizer, McKinnell, who has also been visiting India frequently since the 1970s, said the increase in Covid cases in Asia’s third-biggest economy means its revival would remain a “major challenge,” he told Financial Times.