Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.29% in an upbeat market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded positive around 10:14AM(IST)on Friday in an upbeat market.

Bharat Forge(up 2.8 per cent), Balkrishna Industries(up 1.74 per cent), Eicher Motors(up 1.72 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 1.6 per cent) and Bosch(up 0.58 per cent) were among the top gainers.

TIINDIA(down 1.78 per cent), Escorts Kubota(down 1.06 per cent), Sona BLW Precision Forgings(down 0.31 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 0.13 per cent) and MRF(down 0.11 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was up 0.29 per cent at 12618.15 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 36.0 points at 16641.25, while the BSE Sensex was up 81.03 points at 55762.98.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 24 were trading in the green, while 25 were in the red.

Shares of

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, GSFC and

were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

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. and SKP Bearing Industries Ltd. hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

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, MIC Electronics and

hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.