Share Market Today LIVE | Sensex, Nifty, BSE, NSE, Share Prices, Stock Market News Updates August 20
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity markets began the final trading session of the week, deep in the negative territory. Sensex opened at 55,159, down more than 400 points while the NSE Nifty 50 started at 16,382. However, benchmark indices managed to recoup some of the losses during the initial minutes of trade with Sensex regaining 55,400 and Nifty jumping above 16,450. Bank Nifty was down 1%, just below 35,200 mark. India VIX soared 6%. Broader markets were down in the red. Tata Steel dived 3.7% to trade as the worst Sensex constituent, followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank, Dr Reddy’s, SBI, and Larsen & Toubro. Bharti Airtel was up 1% as the best performing Sensex stock, followed by Infosys, Asian Paints, Maruti, and HUL.