Stock Market Highlights: The domestic stock markets –Sensex and Nifty–turned choppy in the afternoon trade on Wednesday, after opening the session mildly lower. The Sensex closed 336.17 points down at 36,108.47, while the Nifty ended 0.92% down at 10,822.15. ITC share price plunged to close 4.75% lower, after it reported Q3 results below expectations. M&M shares lost nearly 2% to Rs 695, to emerge among the top losers in the Sensex.
Asian stocks edged down on Wednesday on mounting signs of slowing global growth and anxiety over a yet-unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 0.7 percent while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent. On Wall Street, the S&P 500, the Nasdaq and the Dow all posted their biggest one-day percentage drops since Jan. 3 on Tuesday. The S&P lost 1.42 percent, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.