Share market LIVE updates: After opening sharply lower, Sensex and Nifty extended losses as financial heavyweights dragged the indices in the afternoon trade. The 30-share Sensex continues to remain under pressure in the afternoon about 320 points down to to 35,590.20, while the broader Nifty 50 was trading above the 10,650-level. Earlier, Sensex and Nifty opened negative on Thursday on weak global cues and after RBI refused to soften stance and continued to hold rates. Maruti Suzuki share price plunged about 4% to Rs 7,821.20.
Yes Bank share price plunged more than 2.5% in the opening trade. The US markets were shut yesterday, on account of George Bush’s demise and state funeral service. US futures however continued to trade in the red. Asian shares were subdued in trade. Here are live updates.