Share Market highlights: Sensex ends 168 points down, Nifty near 11,500; VEDL, Yes Bank plunge up to 6%

Share Market highlights: The headline indices Sensex and Nifty closed lower on Friday as financial heavyweights dragged. The Sensex closed 167 points down to 38,822.57, while the Nifty closed near the 11,500-mark. Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, ITC, Reliance Industries were among the biggest gainers, jumping 2.7%. VEDL, Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank were among the biggest losers, shedding more than 5% each. Asian shares were on course for a second straight week of losses on Friday as the release of a whistleblower complaint against US President Donald Trump heightened uncertainties about the global economy, already reeling from Sino-US trade war. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.09 per cent, having fallen 1.4 per cent so far this week, while Japan’s Nikkei slid 0.54 per cent, Reuters reported.