Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 posted record closing highs on Monday, supported by broad-based buying in blue-chip counters. The 30-share Sensex surged 765 points or 1.36 per cent to 56,889.76, and Nifty 50 closed the day at 16,931, rising 1.35 per cent or 226 points. Index heavyweights such as Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, Titan Company, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI), Asian Paints and RIL, among others were the top index gainers. On the flip side, Nestle India, Tech Mahindra, Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) were Sensex laggards. Barring the Nifty IT index, all the sectoral indices ended in green. Nifty Bank index surged over 2 per cent to settle at 36,348.