Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.8% in a weak market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded positive around 11:11AM(IST)on Tuesday in a weak market.

Bajaj Auto(up 2.96 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 2.67 per cent), Eicher Motors(up 2.31 per cent), TIINDIA(up 2.25 per cent) and Hero MotoCorp(up 1.8 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Bharat Forge(down 0.91 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 0.74 per cent), Balkrishna Industries(down 0.11 per cent) and Maruti Suzuki(down 0.1 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was up 0.8 per cent at 11466.65 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 21.1 points at 17924.85, while the BSE Sensex was down 57.81 points at 60077.97.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 18 were trading in the green, while 32 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, Tata Power, Suzlon Energy, Tata Motors and Trident Ltd were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Pasupati Acrylon, Hindprakash Industri, Times Guaranty, Network18 Media and Hindustan Motor hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Krsnaa Diagnostics Ltd., Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd. and Servotech Power Syst hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.