Share Market HIGHLIGHTS: Sensex ends above 58100 for first time ever, Nifty tops 17,300; RIL jumps 4%

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Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 posted record closing highs on Friday. RIL stock gained 4%

Share Market Today, Share Market LiveNifty sectoral indices ended mixed. Nifty Oil and gas index gained over 2 per cent. Image: Reuters

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 posted record closing highs for the second straight day on Friday. BSE Sensex surged 277 points or 0.48 per cent to 58,130, while the Nifty 50 index surged to end at 17,320. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) shares were the top index contributor, rising over 4 per cent. Titan Company, Bajaj-Auto, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Asian Paints were among top index gainers. On the contrary, Bharti Airtel was the worst performer, falling 1.20 per cent. Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Ltd (HDFC), IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank were among Sensex losers. Nifty sectoral indices ended mixed. Nifty Oil and gas index gained over 2 per cent. Bank Nifty fell 0.19 per cent to end at 36,762


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    12:36 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    11:38 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    10:57 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    09:08 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    09:06 (IST)03 Sep 2021
    Indian share market in over-valued zone

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    09:05 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    08:51 (IST)03 Sep 2021
    Nifty eyes 17500 target now

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    08:50 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    08:48 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    08:26 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    08:22 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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    08:06 (IST)03 Sep 2021
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