Share Market Highlights: After opening mildly higher, the headline indices–Sensex and Nifty– turned choppy in the afternoon trade on Tuesday, tracking mixed cues. The Sensex closed 146 points lower at 35,352.61, while the Nifty ended below the 10,600-mark. TCS shares closed 3.5% lower at Rs 1,902.30 on BSE, while Infosys shares ended the session 2.1% lower at Rs 724.55 The IT majors have emerged among the top losers in Sensex for the day.
Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday, supported by hopes that Sino-U.S. trade talks were making progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks. Investor confidence was bolstered by mild gains in European stocks as U.S. markets were shut on Monday for a public holiday, Reuters reported. Chinese shares were little changed, too, with the blue-chip index up 0.1 percent after surging in the previous session. We bring to you Highlights from today’s session.