Share Market Today LIVE | Sensex, Nifty, BSE, NSE, Share Prices, Stock Market News Updates 25 August 2021
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 came off from record highs on Wednesday, ahead of F&O expiry of August contracts. BSE Sensex was hovering around 56,000, while Nifty 50 gave up 16,650. Bajaj Finserv, Tata Steel, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), NTPC, ICICI Bank, Nestle India were top BSE gainers. Tech Mahindra, Titan Company, Asian Paints, HCL Tech, Sun Pharma, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) were among top BSE Sensex laggards. Barring Nifty Pharma, Nifty Healthcare and Nifty Consumer Durables, all the sectoral indices were trading with gains. Bank Nifty jumped 0.4 per cent and Nifty Metal 1.07 per cent.
The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at around 18.5 per cent with an upward bias in the first quarter of the current financial year, according to SBI research report Ecowrap. This estimate is lower than the Reserve Bank of India’s GDP growth projection of 21.4 per cent for the April-June quarter.