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Sensex, Nifty tumble as North Korea tensions weigh


By Tanvi MehtaREUTERS - Indian shares fell over 1 percent on Friday and were headed for their first weekly loss in six, tracking global markets as escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea continued to drive investors away from risk assets. Asian equity markets slid further and Wall Street closed sharply lower after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang against attacking Guam or U.S. allies."The mood got aggravated because global markets opened negatively ... it's more of a fear factor ...," said Anita Gandhi, whole-time director, Arihant Capital Markets, adding ...

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 11:23 IST