Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading volatile on Tuesday, ahead of weekly expiry tomorrow. BSE Sensex was hovering around 55,630 and the Nifty 50 index was flat at 16,562. Tech Mahindra, Sun Pharma, Nestle India, Power Grid Corporation of India, Asian Paints, Dr. Reddy’s, HUL were among the top BSE Sensex gainers. IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank were the top index laggards. Bank Nifty fell 0.59 per cent to 35,882, and Nifty Financial Services was down 0.46 per cent. On the flip side, Nifty FMCG, Nifty IT, Nifty Metal and Nifty Pharma were trading in the green.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday ruled out a cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel to ease prices, which have touched an all-time high, saying payments in lieu of past subsidised fuel pose limitations. Petrol and diesel as well as cooking gas and kerosene were sold at subsidised rates during the previous Congress-led UPA government.