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Share Market Highlights: Sensex ends 240 points lower, Nifty below 10,850; HCL Tech, HDFC shed more than 2%

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Stock Market Highlights: The Sensex and Nifty made a smart recovery on Tuesday afternoon after IAF jets striking terror camp in Balakot spooked investors earlier in the day. The Sensex closed 240 points down to 36,937.71 while the Nifty ended below the 10,850-mark. HCL Tech share price closed 2.2% lower at Rs 1,058.80, while HDFC shares shed 2.1% to Rs 1,855.

Stocks in Asia traded lower Tuesday morning as investors sought clarity on the U.S.-China trade front after earlier cheering the postponement of a closely watched deadline in early March. Mainland Chinese stocks slipped in early trade after seeing explosive gains on Monday. The Shanghai composite slipped around 0.2 percent while the Shenzhen component shed 0.348 percent. The Shenzhen composite also declined 0.468 percent, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.