Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 0.23% in an upbeat market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded negative around 11:00AM(IST)on Tuesday in an upbeat market.

Bharat Forge(up 0.38 per cent), Balkrishna Industries(up 0.16 per cent), Amara Raja Batteries(up 0.15 per cent) and Tata Motors(up 0.08 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Eicher Motors(down 0.77 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 0.64 per cent), TVS Motor Company(down 0.49 per cent), Maruti Suzuki(down 0.36 per cent) and Exide Industries(down 0.29 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was down 0.23 per cent at 11474.7 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 24.25 points at 18027.55, while the BSE Sensex was up 115.12 points at 60510.75.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 19 were trading in the green, while 31 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, JP Power, Suzlon Energy, SAIL and Alok Industries were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of AB Cotspin India Ltd., Vaswani Ind, Elgi Rubber Co, Intnl Conveyors and India Nippon hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Vivo Collaboration Solutions Ltd., Vikas Ecotech (PP), Policy Bazaar, PayTM and Spandana Sphoorty hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.