TIINDIA(up 0.48 per cent), Sona BLW Precision Forgings(up 0.18 per cent), MRF(up 0.17 per cent), TVS Motor Company(up 0.15 per cent) and Balkrishna Industries(up 0.02 per cent) were among the top gainers.
Bharat Forge(down 2.35 per cent), Ashok Leyland(down 1.7 per cent), Tata Motors(down 1.47 per cent), Bajaj Auto(down 1.26 per cent) and Escorts Kubota(down 0.74 per cent) were the top losers on the index.
The Nifty Auto index was down 0.63 per cent at 13141.55 at the time of writing this report.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 73.55 points at 17582.05, while the BSE Sensex was down 274.89 points at 58922.1.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 21 were trading in the green, while 29 were in the red.
Shares of , , , YES Bank and JP Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
, Bharat Wire Ropes, Ltd., and hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Veekayem Fashion & Apparels Ltd., , , and Mphasis hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.