A look at the headlines in this sector right now:

  1. Sensex, Nifty close at lifetime highs for second consecutive day: Nifty ended above 9,500 for the first time ever.   
  2. North Korea link found to WannaCry ‘ransomware’, say researchers: Security experts said Indian banks could be the next WannaCry victims.
  3. Iconic Nokia 3310 available in India from Thursday for Rs 3,310: HMD Global said classic mobile handset will come in four colours – red and yellow with a glossy finish, and dark blue and grey in matte.
  4. Disney Studios says hackers are threatening to release one of its films if it does not pay a ransom: Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger said the management had refused to pay the amount demanded.
  5. Bharat Electronics says it is not participating in Botswana EVM hackathon: BEL said it has not sold any kind of voting machines to the country’s Election Commission, contrary to media reports.
  6. Petrol cheaper by Rs 2.16 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.10: This came after four weeks of increasing rates.
  7. Arun Jaitley launches ‘Operation Clean Money’ to catch tax evaders: Around 18 lakh people have been identified as having suspicious activities.