Stock market update: Nifty Auto index advances 0.42%
Shares of Balkrishna Industries (up 1.78 per cent), Eicher Motors (up 1.51 per cent), TVS Motor Company (up 1.12 per cent), Ashok Leyland (up 1.0 per cent) and Mahindra & Mahindra (up 0.65 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, MRF (down 1.21 per cent), Exide Industries (down 0.55 per cent), Bharat Forge (down 0.4 per cent), TIINDIA (down 0.34 per cent) and Maruti Suzuki (down 0.24 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Auto index closed 0.42 per cent up at 10167.25.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 54.2 points at 17377.8, while the BSE Sensex stood up 166.96 points at 58296.91.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 27 ended in the green, while 22 closed in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, NALCO, YES Bank, Alok Industries and Trident Ltd were among the…