Stock market highlights: After opening higher this morning, the Sensex and Nifty. The Sensex ends 337 points higher at 39,067.33, while the Nifty closed 113 points higher at 11,754. Tata Steel shares ended 7.1% higher at Rs 547.20, while ICICI Bank shares closed 3.1% higher at Rs 407.50, to emerge among the biggest Sensex gainers.
Asian shares got off to a subdued start on Friday, while the dollar held near two-year highs against the euro on speculation that data later in the day will show the US economy outperforming the rest of the developed world. The euro was off 1 percent for the week at USD 1.1133 as euro zone economic figures continued to disappoint, Reuters reported. Shares of Yes Bank will assume ahead of the lender’s Q4 results scheduled to be reported today. We bring to you live updates.