The trend among sectoral indices was largely negative, with Nifty Pharma index as the top sectoral loser. The index was down nearly one per cent
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended the four-day gaining streak and finished Thursday trade nearly half a per cent down. BSE Sensex fell 149 points or 0.37 per cent to end at 40,558, while the broader Nifty 50 index finished 41 points or 0.35 per cent down at 11,896. NTPC was the top Sensex gainer, up over 4 per cent, followed by Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, Axis Bank, ONGC, ITC and HUL, among others. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank was the worst-performing stock, falling 3.10 per cent. ICICI Bank, Titan Company, Infosys, HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries (RIL), Maruti Suzuki were among other Sensex laggards. Meanwhile, Vedanta shares ended 3.21 per cent higher as the company informed bourses that the company’s board will meet later this week to consider and approve the first interim dividend on equity shares for the current fiscal year. The trend among sectoral indices was largely negative, with Nifty Pharma index as the top sectoral loser. The index was down nearly one per cent dragged by losses in Auro Pharma, Biocon, Cipla and Sun Pharma.