Stock Market Highlights: The domestic stock markets –Sensex and Nifty– rebounded in the afternoon trade on Wednesday, but gave up gains in the last hour of trade. The Sensex closed 1.25 points down at 35,591.25, while the Nifty closed above the 10,650-mark. ICICI Bank shares ended 5.3% higher at 365.25, while Tata Steel shares closed 5.14% up at Rs 467.40, to emerge among the biggest Sensex gainers. Bajaj Auto, Kotak Mahindra shares slumped by more than 2.5% each, becoming the biggest losers in the 30-share index for the day.
US stock futures and Asian equities eked out modest gains on Wednesday as investors seized on Apple Inc s earnings and comments from its chief that U.S.-China trade tensions were easing, sending the iPhone maker s shares soaring in after-hours trade. Sterling smarted from a 0.7 percent fall the previous day after British lawmakers rejected most amendments that sought to avoid Britain leaving the European Union without a deal, reviving worries of a chaotic withdrawal from the European Union, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.