Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled over one per cent higher in Thursday’s volatile trade, supported by gains in IT, auto and bank stocks. Sensex jumped 420 points or 1.16 per cent to close at 36,472, while the broader Nifty 50 index advanced 122 points or 1.15 per cent to end at 10,740. Infosys shares remained the top Sensex gainer through out the session on the back of healthy June quarter earnings. M&M, Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HCL Tech and Bajaj Finance were among the other Sensex gainers. On the other hand, Tech Mahindra, ITC, NTPC, Power Grid Corporation of India, Titan Company, ICICI Bank and Bharti Airtel were among top laggards on the index. Nifty IT index was top sectoral gainer, with a growth of 2.82 per cent.
State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) board has approved the raising of Rs14,000 crore through issuance of debt instruments, in an attempt to further strengthen its capital ratios. The board gave its approval to raise Rs 4,000 crore Additional Tier-1 (AT-1) capital and Rs 10,000 crore Tier-2 capital, SBI said on Wednesday.