Share market today: Sensex and Nifty \u2014 the benchmark indices of the domestic equity markets \u2014 snapped a four-day losing streak to close Wednesday's trade higher riding on a strong rupee, lower crude oil prices and healthy buying in most realty, NBFCs, metals, and FMCG stocks. Bharti Airtel shares ended nearly 10% higher. On the other hand,\u00a0Bajaj Auto shares fell nearly 5% post Q2 results. The benchmark indices opened Wednesday's trade on a higher note tracking a strong rupee amid falling crude prices. The\u00a0rupee opened strong in the early trade Wednesday, gaining 40 paise to 73.17 per US dollar versus its previous close at 73.57 against the greenback. The BSE Sensex had surged over 450 points to scale an intra-day high of 34,300.97 points in opening trade on Wednesday. The NSE Nifty opened firmly above the 10,250-level at 10,278.15 points. The BSE Sensex closed Wednesday's trade 186.73 points or 0.55% higher at\u00a034,033.96 points. HDFC,\u00a0Bharti Airtel, LT,\u00a0IndusInd Bank, and Asian Paints together\u00a0contributed over 200 points to the index. The\u00a0BSE market breadth was marginally bullish, with\u00a01,363 advances and\u00a0 1,204 declines. On the National Stock Exchange, the Nifty closed 77.95 points or 0.77% higher at\u00a010,224.75 points. In the global markets,\u00a0world stocks marked a sixth-straight day loss\u00a0as fears about global economic growth kept sentiment fragile, with Wall Street tipped for a weak open and oil prices languishing near two-month lows. European shares opened higher, taking a cue from Asia where MSCI's Asian ex-Japan index closed flat following a bounce in China where local media reported authorities were mulling allowing insurance firms to invest in equities, said a Reuters report. Meanwhile,\u00a0crude oil prices fell towards $75 a barrel to its lowest since late August.