Market Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Wednesday Updated : December 18, 2019 04:32 PM IST The Sensex settled 206 points higher, or 0.50 percent, to close Wednesday's trade at 41,558. The Nifty50 gained 56 points, or 0.47 percent, to settle at 12,221. HDFC Bank shares settled 1.58 percent higher in trade today, quoting at Rs 1,292.35 on NSE. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.