Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 0.16%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index closed on a negative note on Tuesday.

Shares of Balkrishna Industries(up 1.62 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 1.59 per cent), MRF(up 1.19 per cent), Bharat Forge(up 1.18 per cent) and TIINDIA(up 1.1 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Mahindra & Mahindra(down 1.07 per cent), Bosch(down 0.76 per cent), Bajaj Auto(down 0.69 per cent), Maruti Suzuki(down 0.68 per cent) and Sona BLW Precision Forgings(down 0.55 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Auto index closed 0.16 per cent down at 13225.3.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 10.2 points at 17655.6, while the BSE Sensex stood down 48.99 points at 59196.99.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 21 ended in the green, while 29 closed in the red.

Shares of

, JP Power,


and PNB were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Dreamfolks Services Ltd.,




hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

, Debock Sales & Mktg,


and Mphasis hit their fresh 52-week lows.