Market HIGHLIGHTS: Sensex gives up 52,350, Nifty below 15,700 on weekly F&O expiry; HDFC Bank falls, TCS jumps
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended over half a per cent down on Thursday, a day of weekly options expiry. BSE Sensex fell 179 points or 0.34 per cent to 52,323.33, while the broader Nifty 50 index lost 76 points or 0.48 per cent to settle at 15,691. IndusInd Bank, NTPC, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank, Bajaj-Auto, Bharti Airtel, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), were top index losers. On the flip side, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), UltraTech Cement, Infosys, Asian Paints, Tech Mahindra, RIL, HCL Tech were index gainers. Except for Nifty FMCG and Nifty IT indices, all the sectoral indices ended in red, lead by Nifty Metal index. Nifty Bank index fell 1.14 per cent to end at 34,605.