Share Market highlights: The Sensex and Nifty extended gains in the afternoon trade on Tuesday, as fears of yuan falling further eased and investors prepare for repo rate cut from RBI tomorrow. The Sensex closed 278 points higher at 36,976.85 while the Nifty ended the session above the 10,900-mark. Yes Bank, Tata Motors, IndusInd Bank were among the biggest gainers, jumping up to 3%. Powergrid, Infosys, TCS were among the biggest losers in the Sensex pack, shedding more than 2% each. Global stocks extended their already substantial losses and the offshore yuan hit an all-time low on Tuesday after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapid escalation of the U.S.-China trade war. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the government had determined that China is manipulating its currency, and that Washington would engage the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, Reuters reported.