Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.19%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index closed on a positive note on Monday.

Shares of TIINDIA(up 8.53 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 1.19 per cent), Hero MotoCorp(up 0.6 per cent), Ashok Leyland(up 0.58 per cent) and Mahindra & Mahindra(up 0.35 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Escorts Kubota(down 2.67 per cent), Bajaj Auto(down 1.84 per cent), Balkrishna Industries(down 0.96 per cent), Eicher Motors(down 0.63 per cent) and Tata Motors(down 0.6 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Auto index closed 0.19 per cent up at 13246.1.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 126.35 points at 17665.8, while the BSE Sensex stood up 442.65 points at 59245.98.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 ended in the green, while 14 closed in the red.

Shares of

, JP Power,

, YES Bank and

were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

, Celebrity Fash, Jai Corp,


hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Mangalam Worldwide Ltd.,


, Bombay Rayon and

hit their fresh 52-week lows.