Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 settled nearly one per cent higher, climbing off from the day’s high, on Wednesday. The 30-share Sensex gained 285 points or 0.84 per cent to close the session at 34,109, while the broader Nifty 50 index settled at 10,061, up 83 points or 0.83 per cent. A total of 18 stocks out of 30 Sensex stocks finished their trade in positive territory with M&M as the top Sensex gainer with a growth of 4.82 per cent, followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI) and Nestle India. On the contrary, the pack of the losers was led by NTPC. Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp and Infosys were among other laggards. Except for Nifty IT and Metal, all the sectoral indices ended with gains. Nifty PSU Bank index was top sectoral gainer, up over 5 per cent led by Indian Overseas Bank (which hit 20% upper circuit), Bank of India and Punjab & Sind Bank.
The World Bank said on Tuesday that it expects the coronavirus and resulting recessions to leave “lasting scars” on developing and emerging market countries, with the worst damage on oil exporters and those suffering financial crises, according to Reuters report.