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Share market highlights: Sensex ends 248 points down, Nifty near 11,850; Yes Bank, Powergrid shares plunge

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Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: The headline indices Sensex and Nifty plunged on Tuesday afternoon, tracking mixed cues. The Sensex closed about 248 points down at 40,239, while the Nifty ended the session near the 11,850-mark. Yes Bank, Powergrid, IndusInd Bank, ITC were among the biggest losers, tanking up to 10%. Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel, HUL were among the shares which gained up to 2%. Asian equity markets ticked down on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street losses as investors fretted over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect. Adding to the market uncertainty were comments from U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Monday that while President Donald Trump did not want to implement tariffs, he did want to see "movement" from China. We bring to you LIVE updates.