Market LIVE: Nifty gives up 15,300, Sensex falls below 51,000 on monthly F&O expiry day; TCS, RIL gain

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© Provided by The Financial Express Nifty IT index was top sectoral gainer, up 0.75 per cent while Nifty Bank index fell 0.21 per cent. Image: Reuters

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading in the positive territory on Thursday, a day of the F&O expiry of the May series. BSE Sensex was hovering around 51,100 while the broader Nifty 50 index crossed 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.

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