Nifty Media, extending the previous day rally, further rose 4 per cent.
Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading at fresh record high levels on Wednesday, a day before weekly F&O expiry. BSE Sensex touched an all-time high of 58585.97, while the Nifty 50 index hit a new record high of 17,476.25. Titan, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj-Auto, M&M, Infosys, NTPC, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) were among top Sensex gainers. Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, HDFC Bank, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), State Bank of India (SBI) were top BSE Sensex laggards. On sectoral front, Nifty Bank, Nifty Financial Services, Nifty Private Bank were trading in red. While Nifty Media, extending the previous day rally, further rose 4 per cent.
Amid a raging row over the hefty taxes on petrol and diesel, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will deliberate on Friday on bringing petrol and diesel under the GST regime even as it is set to sort out the vexatious issue of whether and how to compensate states for any GST revenue shortfall beyond June 2022, sources told FE.