Share market highlights: After opening the day with minor gains, Sensex and Nifty ended lower on Thursday. Sensex ended 106.41 points lower to 36,416.50, while the Nifty ended below that 10,850-mark. Kotak Mahindra Bank and IndusInd Bank shares emerged among the biggest losers in the Sensex. IndusInd Bank share lost nearly 3% intra-day to Rs 1,555 after the firm reported Q3 results yesterday. Kotak Mahindra Bank shares slumped by more than 1.7% to Rs 1,216.35.
Asian markets turned south Thursday as investors took a breather after rallying this week on optimism over China-US trade talks and the Federal Reserve’s softer tone on interest rates. There was also growing unease over the US government shutdown, which is now in its third week, after President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with Democrats to resolve the issue, meaning it will likely drag on for some time to come, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.