Share market highlights: After opening higher, the Sensex and Nifty extended gains in the afternoon trade on Thursday. The Sensex ended 330 points higher at 39,831.92, while the Nifty closed near the 11,950-mark. NTPC, Bharti Airtel shares were the biggest Sensex gainers jumping more than 3% each. Sun Pharma, M&M shares were among the biggest losers in the 30-share index.
Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the tariff war’s impact on global economic growth, Reuters reported. The risk aversion propped up global safe-haven assets such as government bonds, with yields on German benchmark debt approaching record lows, said the report. We bring to you LIVE updates.