Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 0.32% in a weak market

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

Maruti Suzuki (up 0.45 per cent), Bajaj Auto (up 0.24 per cent) and Eicher Motors (up 0.18 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Bharat Forge (down 2.02 per cent), Tata Motors (down 1.43 per cent), Bosch (down 1.05 per cent), Amara Raja Batteries (down 1.02 per cent) and Exide Industries (down 0.69 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was down 0.32 per cent at 10134.4 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 52.65 points at 17325.15, while the BSE Sensex was down 66.99 points at 58229.92.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 15 were trading in the green, while 35 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, NALCO, SAIL and ITC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Zen Tech, Rex Pipes and Cables Industries Ltd., Silver Touch Tech, Universus Photo and VST Tiller Trac hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Ujjivan Financial, Nandani Creation, Jalan Transolutions, Suvidhaa Infoserve Ltd. and Stylam Ind hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.