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Share market update: Auto shares in the green; Hero MotoCorp up 3%


NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading in the green in Thursday’s morning session as vote count began of Lok Sabha elections.

Shares of Hero MotoCorp (up 2.99 per cent), Ashok Leyland (up 1.88 per cent), TVS Motor Company (up 1.79 per cent) and Mahindra & Mahindra (up 1.61 per cent) were the top performers in the index.

Motherson Sumi Systems (up 1.52 per cent), Eicher Motors (up 1.29 per cent), Exide Industries (up 1.22 per cent) and Amara Raja Batteries (up 1.14 per cent) were trading with gains.

The Nifty Auto index was trading 1.06 per cent up at 8334 around 09:56 am.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 213.70 points at 11,951.60 while the BSE Sensex was up 734.32 points at 39,844.53.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 44 were trading in the green, while 6 were in the red.

Shares of Bank of Baroda, SBI, Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Adani Power, Adani Enterprises, ICICI Bank, PNB, DLF and BEL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Source: Economic Times