Market LIVE: Sensex rallies 600 pts, hits new record high, Nifty nears 18350, as bulls continue to rule D-St

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© Provided by The Financial Express ank Nifty was up 0.23 per cent, Nifty Auto gained 1.18 per cent, and Nifty IT added 2.5 per cent.

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading at fresh record high levels on Thursday, a day of weekly F&O expiry. BSE Sensex topped 61,300, and NSE Nifty crossed 18300 for the first time ever. Infosys, Tech Mahindra, ITC, L&T, NTPC, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, HCL Tech, UltraTech Cement, RIL, were among top Sensex gainers. Power Grid Corporation of India, M&M, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Bharti Airtel, IndusInd Bank were among top index losers. On the sectoral front, all the Nifty sectoral indices were trading in the green. Bank Nifty was up 0.23 per cent, Nifty Auto gained 1.18 per cent, and Nifty IT added 2.5 per cent.

The country’s second-largest software services exporter, Infosys on Wednesday beat Street estimates on all the fronts in its July-September earnings. The company also raised its full-year revenue guidance to 16.5-17.5% from 14-16% projected earlier on the back of continued strong business pace. IT company Wipro posted a 17 per cent jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,930.6 crore for the quarter ended on September 30, 2021. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 2,484.4 crore in the same period a year ago.