Share Bazaar News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty turned positive on Monday. BSE Sensex was hovering around 60,300 levels, while Nifty 50 hit the crucial 18,000 level. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tech Mahindra, Infosys, HCL Technologies, Bharti Airtel were among top Sensex laggards, down up to 7 per cent. Maruti Suzuki, Power Grid Corporation of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mahindra and Mahindra, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) were top BSE Sensex gainers. On sectoral front, Nifty IT tumbled over 4 per cent. On the flip side, all the sectoral indices were trading in the green. Bank Nifty was up over half a per cent, Nifty Auto gained over one per cent and Nifty Metal added nearly one per cent.
After the historic Air India privatisation, the government will now start work on monetising its four other subsidiaries, including Alliance Air, and over Rs 14,700 crore worth non-core assets like land and building, DIPAM Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey said. The government on October 8 had announced that salt-to-software conglomerate Tatas have won the bid to acquire debt-laden national carrier Air India for Rs 18,000 crore.