Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.6%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index closed on a positive note on Thursday.

Shares of Mahindra & Mahindra(up 2.5 per cent), Ashok Leyland(up 1.51 per cent), TIINDIA(up 1.38 per cent), Eicher Motors(up 1.24 per cent) and TVS Motor Company(up 0.33 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Balkrishna Industries(down 1.1 per cent), Tata Motors(down 0.82 per cent), Bosch(down 0.38 per cent) and Sona BLW Precision Forgings(down 0.3 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Auto index closed 0.6 per cent up at 13151.4.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 174.35 points at 17798.75, while the BSE Sensex stood up 659.31 points at 59688.22.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 ended in the green, while 13 closed in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, , JP Power, Zomato Ltd. and were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

, , , and hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Debock Sales & Mktg, , , Natco Pharma and hit their fresh 52-week lows.

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