Share market update: Auto shares in the green; Motherson Sumi up 1%

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NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading in the green in Tuesday’s morning session.

Shares of Motherson SumiNSE 0.35 % Systems (up 2.18 per cent), Exide Industries (up 1.55 per cent), Tata Motors (up 0.88 per cent) and Bharat Forge (up 0.82 per cent) were the top gainers in the index.

Maruti Suzuki India (up 0.75 per cent), Tata Motors (DVR) (up 0.53 per cent), TVS Motor Company (up 0.51 per cent) and MRFNSE 0.32 % (up 0.50 per cent) too were trading with gains.

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.41 per cent up at 8272.60 around 09:50 am.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 44.60 points at 11,398.85 while the BSE Sensex was up 144.53 points at 37,953.44.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 were trading in the green, while 13 were in the red.

Shares of DLF, Indian Oil Corp, BHEL, ONGC, NTPC, Bank of Baroda, Ashok Leyland, YES Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank, SAIL, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, HPCL, Motherson Sumi and Coal India were among the most traded securities on the NSE