NEW DELHI: Auto stocks were trading on a positive note at 12:18PM (IST) on Tuesday.
Shares of Mahindra & Mahindra (up 1.57 per cent), Hero MotoCorp (up 0.9 per cent), Maruti Suzuki (up 0.43 per cent), Motherson Sumi Systems (up 0.31 per cent) and Bajaj Auto (up 0.13 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Tata Motors (down 1.74 per cent), Ashok Leyland (down 1.51 per cent), Bharat Forge (down 0.74 per cent), Amara Raja Batteries (down 0.36 per cent) and Exide Industries (down 0.28 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.24 per cent up at 7977.1 around 12:18PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 62.95 points at 11418.0, while the BSE Sensex was up 257.54 points at 38674.77.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 19 were trading in the green, while 31 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, Tata Motors, YES Bank, SAIL and NTPC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Dixon Technologies (India) Ltd., Amber Enterprises India Ltd., Astral Poly Tech, HCL Tech and TCS hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Uniinfo Telecom Services Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.