Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHT: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended nearly 2.5 per cent higher on Tuesday, extending historic Budget day rally.
On Wednesday morning, SGX Nifty was up in green again, hinting at a positive start for Sensex and Nifty.
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Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHT: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 extended their historic Budget day rally into Tuesday, and ended 2.5 per cent higher. BSE Sensex zoomed 1,197 points or 2.46 per cent to 49,797.72, while the broader Nifty 50 index surged 367 points or 2.57 per cent to end at 14,647.85. Index heavyweights such as HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank and State Bank of India, among others, contributed the most to the indices’ rally. Out of 30 Sensex stocks, 27 scrips finished their trade in the positive territory led by SBI shares which surged over 7 per cent. Ultratech Cement, HDFC Bank, Larsen & Toubro were up in the range of 5-6.7 per cent. On the flip side, Bajaj Finserv, Titan Company, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) were the only index laggards. All the Nifty sectoral indices ended with the gains, with Nifty Auto index rising over 4 per cent. In today’s strong trade, Nifty Bank and Nifty Financial Services indices hit a fresh 52-week high.