Market Highlights: Sensex ends 690 pts up, Nifty at 7,800; FM says closely monitoring volatility in stock market

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Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: S&P BSE Sensex ended 692 points or 2.67 per cent higher at 26,674, while the broader Nifty 50 index settled at 7,801, up 191 points or 2.51 per cent on Tuesday

Share Market Today, Share Market LiveAs many as 21 stocks out of 30 Sensex stocks finished trade in green, with Infosys as the top gainer, up 12.69 per cent to Rs 593.55, followed by Bajaj Finance, Maruti and HUL

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty settled over 2.5 per cent higher on Tuesday after Union Finance Minister announced a slew of measures on statutory and regulatory compliance matters. She further assured that economic package will be announced sooner rather than later. S&P BSE Sensex ended 692 points or 2.67 per cent higher at 26,674, while the broader Nifty 50 index settled at 7,801, up 191 points or 2.51 per cent on Tuesday. As many as 21 stocks out of 30 Sensex stocks finished trade in green, with Infosys as the top gainer, up 12.69 per cent to Rs 593.55, followed by Bajaj Finance, Maruti and HUL. On the flip side, M&M was the top Sensex laggard, down 8.32 per cent to Rs 269.25. IndusInd Bank, ITC, Power Grid and LT were among other Sensex losers in Tuesday’s trade. Barring Nifty Realty index, all the sectoral indices settled in green. Nifty IT index was the top sectoral gainer with a growth of 6.13 per cent led by NIIT Tech, Infosys and Hexaware. While Nifty Pharma, PSU Bank indices gained over 2 per cent each.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her address said, “Closely monitoring volatility in stock market, in contact with regulators three times a day.” She further added that “Today we have come up with comprehensive announcements on compliance and regulations.

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