NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading in the red in Tuesday’s morning session.
Shares of Eicher Motors (down 0.94 per cent) , TVS Motor Company (down 0.8 per cent) , Hero MotoCorp (down 0.77 per cent) , Maruti Suzuki (down 0.53 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra (down 0.51 per cent) , Bharat Forge (down 0.5 per cent) , Bajaj Auto (down 0.43 per cent) , MRF (down 0.38 per cent) , Motherson Sumi Systems (down 0.3 per cent) , Ashok Leyland (down 0.18 per cent) , Tata Motors (down 0.16 per cent) , Apollo Tyres (down 0.15 per cent) and Amara Raja Batteries (down 0.06 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.43 per cent down at 8289.7 around 09:48 am.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 44.95 points at 12210.9 , while the BSE Sensex was down 159.79 points at 41,398.21.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 13 were trading in the green, while 36 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland, SAIL, JSPL, SBI, Bank of Baroda and Spicejet were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Source: Economic Times