Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Sensex and Nifty traded with losses the entire day on Thursday as bears took control of the Street, halting the upmove of indices. S&P BSE Sensex ended lower by 394 points or 1.02% while the Nifty 50 ended lower at 11,312. Only 5 stocks ended with gains on BSE Sensex. NHPC was the top gainer, surging over 6.8%, followed by ONGC, Powergrid, and Tata Steel. HCL Technologies ended flat. HDFC was the top drag, down 2.3%, followed by Axis Bank and Bharti Airtel. Volatility surged over 4% to sit at 20.8 levels. Midcap and Smallcap indices continued to surge, beating the benchmarks.
The Federal Open Market Committee of the US Fed, expressed concern about the economy of the United States of America, minutes of their last meeting show. Members of the committee were seen casting a shadow of doubt when it came to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the US economy. The meeting, held in the last week of July, is when the Federal Reserve decided to keep the rates unchanged. The FOMC members stressed on the need for another stimulus package by the US government.