Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.2% in a weak market

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded positive around 10:04AM(IST)on Tuesday in a weak market.

Ashok Leyland(up 2.1 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(up 1.25 per cent), Bajaj Auto(up 1.24 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 1.15 per cent) and Sona BLW Precision Forgings(up 0.99 per cent) were among the top gainers.

TIINDIA(down 1.67 per cent), Bharat Forge(down 1.66 per cent), Escorts(down 1.3 per cent), Eicher Motors(down 0.41 per cent) and Maruti Suzuki(down 0.33 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was up 0.2 per cent at 11137.05 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 63.6 points at 16151.1, while the BSE Sensex was down 190.72 points at 54097.89.

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

Shares of GMR Infra, Zomato Ltd., YES Bank, SAIL and

were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Venus Pipes &

.,

, Delhivery Ltd.,

and

hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Debock Sales & Mktg,

,

,

and

hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.