Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended the August series futures & options expiry session flat with a positive bias. S&P BSE Sensex closed the day at 55,949 while the NSE Nifty 50 ended at 16,637 — both gaining 0.01%. Bank Nifty surged 0.09% to end at 35,617. India VIX gained marginally to end at 13.54. Broader markets, except Nifty Midcap 50, outperformed the benchmarks for the second day straight. Reliance Industries was the top Sensex gainer, helping the index stay afloat in the green. RIL jumped 1.29%, followed by M&M, HCL Technologies, Axis Bank, and ICICI Bank. On the other end, Bharti Airtel was the worst performer of the day, falling 4.18%. It was followed by Maruti Suzuki India, SBI, and Power Grid.