Share market highlights: The Sensex and Nifty ended higher on Monday, extending gains from the previous week, after Narendra Modi-led NDA stormed to victory. The Sensex closed 249 points higher at 39,683.29, while the Nifty ended above the 11,900-mark. Tata Steel, Yes Bank shares closed up to 6% higher.
Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend’s European Parliament elections. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was virtually flat, a sliver above from a four-month low touched on Friday, with market holidays in the U.S. and U.K. denting trading volumes, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.