Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended in the positive territory for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, mainly led by bank stocks. BSE Sensex surged 503.55 points or 1.27 per cent to end above the crucial 40,000 mark, at 40,261. While the broader Nifty 50 index added 144.35 points or 1.24 per cent to finish the session at 11,813. ICICI Bank shares were the best performers, rising 6.5 per cent. State Bank of India (SBI), Power Grid Corporation of India, Housing Development Finance Corporation, Sun Pharma, IndusInd Bank and Titan Company were among other Sensex gainers. On the contrary, nine out of 30 Sensex stocks settled in the red. NTPC was the top Sensex loser, followed by RIL, Nestle India, HCL Technologies, Infosys, HUL among others. India VIX dropped nearly 4 per cent to 24.2 levels. Barring Nifty Media and Nifty Realty indices, all the sectoral indices ended in the positive territory.