Share market update: Auto shares in the green; M&M rises 1%


NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading in the green in Wednesday’s morning session.

Shares of Ashok Leyland (up 1.76 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra (up 1.01 per cent), Tata MotorsNSE -0.89 % (up 0.63 per cent) and Apollo Tyres (up 0.50 per cent) were the top gainers in the index.

MRF (up 0.49 per cent), TVS Motor Company (up 0.49 per cent), Hero MotoCorp (up 0.19 per cent) and Exide Industries (up 0.07 per cent) too were trading higher.

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.23 per cent up at 8064.35 around 09:47 am.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 6.20 points at 11,916.50 while the BSE Sensex was up 33.45 points at 39,849.93.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 28 were trading in the green, while 21 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Adani Power, Vodafone Idea, Ashok Leyland, Indiabulls Housing Finance, Bharti Airtel, PNB, Adani Green Energy, Dish TV India and SAIL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.