Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended on a positive note, staging a smart recovery from the respective day’s low levels on Tuesday. The 30-share Sensex ended 376 points or 1.13 per cent higher at 33,605, while the broader Nifty 50 index settled 100 points or 1.02 per cent higher at 9,914. Out of 30 Sensex stocks, 15 stocks ended in positive territory while the rest of the stocks finished their trade in the red. HDFC twins were the top Sensex gainers which helped the indices to recover from the lows. Among other gainers on the Sensex were ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Infosys, Hero MotoCorp, Titan, Tata Steel and Reliance Industries. On the flip side, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, ITC, Bharti Airtel, HUL, Sun Pharma were the top Sensex laggards. Most of the sectoral indices ended with gains. Nifty Bank index jumped nearly 2 per cent led by gains in HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Federal Bank. On the contrary, Nifty FMCG, Nifty Pharma, Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Realty ended in red.
Amid rapidly increasing coronavirus cases in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a fresh round of consultations with chief ministers on Tuesday and Wednesday on ways to check the spread of the virus as India exits the lockdown. On Tuesday afternoon, Modi will hold a video-conference with chief ministers, Lt governors and administrators of 21 states and Union territories.