Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading at record high levels on Monday amid mixed Asian cues. BSE Sensex hit a record high of 52,835.51, while Nifty 50 scaled a fresh all-time high of 15,889.60. IndusInd Bank, Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HCL Technologies, Bajaj Finsv, Infosys. On the flip side, Dr, Reddy’s Lab, Titan Company, Bajaj Finance and L&T were top index laggards. Barring Nifty Pharma index, all the Nifty sectoral indices were trading in the green, lead by Nifty Realty index. Nifty Bank index was up 0.78 per cent
Elevated global commodity prices, highly taxed auto fuels and unfavourable base effect propelled wholesale price inflation in May to 12.94%, the highest in the current series with 2011-12 base year, showed the official data released on Monday. Retail inflation, too, spiked to a six-month high of 6.30% in May, as food inflation returned, aided by a 30.84% rise in oils and fats, and price pressure in fuel & light surged (11.58%).