Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading flat on Thursday, a day of F&O expiry of August contracts. BSE Sensex was hovering around 56,000 and Nifty 50 above 16,650. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HCL tech, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto were top BSE Sensex gainers. Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki, Power Grid Corporation of India, Titan Company, Axis Bank were top index losers. Bank Nifty was down nearly one per cent while Nifty Metal fell half a per cent. Nifty IT index gained 0.7 per cent
State-run banks will undertake a nation-wide loan outreach programme around October, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday, as the government seeks to stir economic growth through sustained credit push, especially to Covid-hit small and medium businesses, retail and farm sectors, amid fears that bankers have turned risk-averse.