Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 0.7% in a weak market

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded negative around 10:50AM(IST)on Monday in a weak market.

Sona BLW Precision Forgings(up 3.17 per cent), Hero MotoCorp(up 1.56 per cent), Bharat Forge(up 0.7 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 0.64 per cent) and Samvardhana Motherson International(up 0.4 per cent) were among the top gainers.

TIINDIA(down 3.12 per cent), Eicher Motors(down 2.01 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 1.44 per cent), Maruti Suzuki(down 0.91 per cent) and Balkrishna Industries(down 0.77 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was down 0.7 per cent at 13284.4 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 136.4 points at 17717.65, while the BSE Sensex was down 435.03 points at 60406.85.

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

Shares of , YES Bank, PNB, and were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

, , , M&M Financial and Jindal Saw hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while , , , Vikas Proppant & Gr and Nahar Capital hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.