Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 index were trading in the green on Tuesday. BSE Sensex was hovering near 50,900 while the broader Nifty 50 index was ruling above 15,250. Nestle India was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Asian Paints, Titan Company, Bajaj Finsv, Mahindra & Mahindra, ONGC, Tech Mahindra among others. HDFC Bank was the only Sensex laggard, down over half a per cent. Except for Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Private Bank indices, all the sectoral indices were trading in the positive territory. Nifty Metal index gained 1.4 per cent, and Nifty FMCG index was up nearly one per cent.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in equity in India rose 19 per cent on-year in FY21 to a record $59.6 billion despite the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, such inflows, which had jumped as much as 40 per cent between April and December, seem to have lost some momentum in the March quarter.