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Share market highlights: Sensex ends 174 points down, Nifty below 11,500; Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel top losers

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Share market Highlights: After opening higher, the headline indices Sensex and Nifty erased gains and came under pressure in the afternoon trade. The Sensex closed 174 points down to 38,557.04 while the Nifty is ended below the 11,500-mark. Shares of private sector lender Yes Bank and Sun Pharma were among the top gainers, closing more than 1% up each. Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, Tata Motors shares were among the biggest losers, tanking up 5.5% at close. The earnings season kicked off yesterday, with IT giant TCS reporting earnings beating street expectations. Meanwhile, Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world’s most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for US policy easing this month. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent, after three sessions of losses. South Korea climbed 0.6 percent, but Japan's Nikkei lagged with a loss of 0.15 percent. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 added a slim 0.08 percent. We bring to you LIVE updates.