Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 0.28% in a weak market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded negative around 10:45AM(IST)on Tuesday in a weak market.

Bajaj Auto(up 0.53 per cent), Sona BLW Precision Forgings(up 0.26 per cent), Hero MotoCorp(up 0.21 per cent), Escorts(up 0.2 per cent) and Tata Motors(up 0.08 per cent) were among the top gainers.

MRF(down 2.81 per cent), Bosch(down 1.09 per cent), Balkrishna Industries(down 0.85 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 0.63 per cent) and Eicher Motors(down 0.57 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was down 0.28 per cent at 11271.95 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 153.95 points at 16415.6, while the BSE Sensex was down 555.56 points at 55119.76.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 11 were trading in the green, while 39 were in the red.

Shares of

, ONGC,

, MRPL and Zomato Ltd. were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

, MRPL, Global Education,

and

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

,

,

and

hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.