Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.14% in a weak market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded positive around 11:00AM(IST)on Tuesday in a weak market.

Balkrishna Industries(up 1.63 per cent), Tata Motors(up 1.21 per cent), Bosch(up 0.81 per cent), MRF(up 0.77 per cent) and TVS Motor Company(up 0.77 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Ashok Leyland(down 1.2 per cent), Bharat Forge(down 1.07 per cent), Bajaj Auto(down 0.59 per cent), TIINDIA(down 0.4 per cent) and Maruti Suzuki(down 0.3 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was up 0.14 per cent at 11395.65 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 39.1 points at 17377.45, while the BSE Sensex was down 249.24 points at 58216.65.

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

Shares of Vedanta, Vodafone Idea, Trident Ltd, YES Bank and Tata Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Steel Cast, Latent View Analytics Ltd., Precision Camshaft, Jindal Worldwide and Raymond hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Nidan Laboratories And Healthcare Ltd., Supreme Infra, Destiny Logistics & Infra Ltd., Laxmi Cotspin and Aarti Drugs hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.