Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, LIVE stock price: The national stock market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were traded on Wednesday, one day before the weekly F&O expiration. The Sensex BSE hovered around 58,400, while the Nifty 50 index reigned above 17,400. Titan, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj-Auto, M&M, Infosys, NTPC, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) were among the main winners of Sensex. Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, HDFC Bank, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), State Bank of India (SBI) were the main laggards in BSE Sensex. On the sectoral level, Nifty Bank, Nifty Financial Services, Nifty Private Bank were trading in the red. While Nifty Media, prolonging the rally of the day before, still increased by 4%.
Amid a raging row over heavy taxes on gasoline and diesel, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will deliberate on Friday over the introduction of gasoline and diesel under the GST regime even as it is on the verge of settling the vexatious question of whether and how to compensate states for any shortfall in GST beyond June 2022, sources told FE.