Share Bazaar News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading lower on Thursday, a day of F&O expiry of May series. BSE Sensex gave up 51,000 while the broader Nifty 50 index fell below the crucial 15,300. Tech Mahindra, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys, HCL Tech, Bajaj-Auto were among Sensex gainers. Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Maruti Suzuki, HDFC were top index laggards. Nifty IT index was top sectoral gainer, up 0.75 per cent while Nifty Bank index fell 0.21 per cent.
With the world’s worst pandemic outbreak scarring nascent economic recovery, the government may at the beginning of the unlock phase announce another stimulus package for the most hit sectors such as small business and self-employed, Bernstein said. The brokerage in a note said its macro index suggests a deterioration in economic activity during April/May.