Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled over half a per cent lower on Monday dragged by financials amid weak global cues. The 30-share index fell 210 points or 0.60 per cent to 34,961.52, while the broader Nifty 50 index dropped 71 points or 0.68 per cent to 10,312. Out of 30 Sensex stocks, Axis Bank was the top laggard, down nearly 5 per cent, followed by Tech Mahindra, SBI, L&T, IndusInd Bank ad ONGC. On the flip side HDFC Bank, Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bharti Airtel, ITC and Asian Paints were the top Sensex gainers. Barring Nifty FMCG, all the sectoral indices finished trade in negative territory. Nifty PSU Bank slumped 3.31 per cent, Nifty Realty fell 3.55 per cent while Nifty Metal index was down 2.64 per cent. On the contrary, Nifty FMCG index gained 0.72 per cent.
In the latest development, at least four gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday, news agency Reuters reported. The gunmen attacked the building with grenades and guns, media reported. The building is in a high-security zone and also houses the head offices of many private banks.