Today, Most Auto Stocks Were Trading In the Positive Territory in Afternoon Trade
On Wednesday, most of the auto as well as auto ancillary stocks were trading in the positive territory in afternoon trade. At around 2:30 pm, the BSE Auto index was trading 0.35 per cent up at 23,987.
It was observed that the shares of Cummins India, Bosch, Balkrishna Industries and Eicher Motors were the top gainers in the index.
Shares of Bharat Forge, Bajaj Auto, TVS Motor Company, Exide Industries, Ashok Leyland, Maruti Suzuki India and Apollo Tyres too were in the green.
On the other hand, Tata Motors, MRF, Hero MotoCorp, Mahindra & Mahindra and Motherson Sumi Systems were down in the index.
Benchmark BSE Sensex was up 300 points at 37,713, while the NSE Nifty50 index was up 84 points at 11,372. Out of 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 32 were trading in the green, while 18 were in the red.
19 stocks were advancing and 12 were declining in the Sensex index. The leading stocks among the sensex gainers were Sun Pharma, Adani Ports, PowerGrid and Hindustan Unilever.