NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading in the red in Friday’s morning session.
Shares of Tata Motors (down 1.45 per cent), Ashok LeylandNSE -0.29 % (down 1.12 per cent) , TVS Motor CompanyNSE 0.56 % (down 0.77 per cent) and Hero MotoCorp (down 0.75 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
Motherson Sumi Systems (down 0.67 per cent) , MRF (down 0.65 per cent) , Apollo Tyres (down 0.61 per cent) and Mahindra & Mahindra (down 0.32 per cent) too were trading lower.
The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.39 per cent down at 7621.30 around 09:44 am.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 8.55 points at 11,574.35 while the BSE Sensex was down 21.16 points at 38,801.95.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 23 were trading in the green, while 27 were in the red.
Shares of Dish TV India, YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, PNB, Sun Pharma, Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, JSPL, InterGlobe Aviation and REC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.