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Share market highlights: Sensex ends 67 points higher, Nifty above 11,900; Yes Bank, Infosys top gainers

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The number of securities that hit the upper circuit limit was 115, while 119 scrips touched their respective lower circuits, according to BSE. (File photo)

Share Market Sensex, Nifty Today Updates: The Sensex and Nifty ended marginally higher on Tuesday afternoon. The Sensex ended 66 points higher at 39,749.73, while the Nifty is trading closed above the 11,900-mark. Yes Bank, Infosys shares emerged among the biggest gainers in the index, gaining up to 4%. Heromotocorp, Bajaj Auto, Bharti Airtel were among the biggest losers, shedding more than 2.3% each.

Asian shares tracked European gains on Tuesday, as relief over EU election results eased concerns about political difficulties in the bloc and merger news supported auto shares, although persistent concerns about trade capped regional sentiment. MSCI s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.07% in early trade, and US S&P 500 e-mini futures rose 0.14% to 2,835.75, Reuters reported.