Stock market update: Nifty Auto index falls 2.27% in a weak market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Auto index traded negative around 10:55AM(IST)on Thursday in a weak market.
Forgings(up 1.63 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Tata Motors(down 4.46 per cent), TVS Motor Company(down 3.83 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 3.41 per cent), Hero MotoCorp(down 3.15 per cent) and

Industries(down 2.87 per cent) were the top losers on the index.
The Nifty Auto index was down 2.27 per cent at 10141.55 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 288.25 points at 15878.85, while the BSE Sensex was down 901.36 points at 53187.03.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 3 were trading in the green, while 47 were in the red.

Shares of PNB,

,

,

and

Ltd. were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Empyrean Cashews Ltd.,

, Vaxtex Cotfab,

and Raj Rayon hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while PNB,

,

,

and

Ltd. hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.