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Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 0.13% in a weak market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded negative around 10:24AM(IST)on Friday in a weak market.

Bosch(up 1.72 per cent), Exide Industries(up 0.76 per cent), Bharat Forge(up 0.39 per cent), Maruti Suzuki(up 0.36 per cent) and Amara Raja Batteries(up 0.15 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Mahindra & Mahindra(down 0.8 per cent), Hero MotoCorp(down 0.64 per cent), Balkrishna Industries(down 0.58 per cent), TIINDIA(down 0.47 per cent) and Tata Motors(down 0.34 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Auto index was down 0.13 per cent at 11671.1 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 50.55 points at 18207.25, while the BSE Sensex was down 211.25 points at 61024.05.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 23 were trading in the green, while 27 were in the red.

Shares of JP Power, Suzlon Energy, Vodafone Idea, YES Bank and Tata Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Coastal Corp, Macpower CNC Machine, Coffee Day Ent, Univastu India and Orbit Exports hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Dilip Buildcon and PayTM hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.