Sensex and Nifty end with gains on the first trading session of 2021.
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity markets ended the first trading session of 2021 with gains. S&P BSE Sensex ended 117 points higher at 47,868 while the 50-stock NSE Nifty closed above 14,000 for the first time ever. ITC and TCS gained over 2% each making them the top Sensex performers today. These were followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, State Bank of India, and Bharti Airtel, all gaining over 1% each. Midcap and Smallcap index outperformed the benchmarks. Volatility index was down 7%. Among sectoral indices, only Nifty Bank, Financial services and Private Bank index closed with losses.
Looking to begin the new year on the right foot, shares of Antony Waste Handling Cell made their stock market debut at a 36% premium to the IPO price of Rs 315 per share. Soon after listing the shares of the firm zoomed over 50%, hitting a high of Rs 489 per share. At the end of the day’s trade the debutant stock slipped from its opening price to close at Rs 405 per share.
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