Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: The headline indices Sensex and Nifty closed higher on Wednesday, led by a rally in financial heavyweights. The Sensex ended the session 173 points higher at 40,412.57, while the Nifty ended above the 11,900-mark. NTPC, ONGC, Tech Mahindra were among the biggest gainers, jumping up to 3%. Shares of private sector lender Yes Bank plunged on Wednesday morning, despite the bank announcing mega $500 million capital raiser. Yes Bank share price closed 13.65% lower at Rs 43.65 on BSE. Yes Bank yesterday rushed in to do some damage control after media reports said that Canadian investor Erwin Singh Braich’s $1.2 billion investment offer may be rejected, and another one which said that billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala too was having second thoughts on his offer of $25 million. The board of Yes Bank said on Tuesday that the “binding offer of $1.2 billion submitted by Erwin Singh Braich / SPGP Holdings continues to be under discussion.” Not only this, the bank is smiling on another offer of $500 million investment by Citax Holdings and Investment Group. “The Board is willing to favourably consider the offer of US$500 Million of Citax Holdings and Citax Investment Group and the final decision regarding allotment to follow in the next board meeting, subject to requisite regulatory approval(s,” Yes Bank said in a statement to the exchanges. We bring to you LIVE updates.