Auto shares were advancing in Thursday’s session with Nifty Auto index trading in higher level during mid-morning.
Shares of Ashok Leyland added 2.28%, Tata Motors up 2%, TVS Motor and M&M up 1.80% each, were the top performers in the Auto index.
Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki, HeroMotoCorp, Amara Raja Batteries, Apollo Types and Motherson Sumi Systems were also trading higher upto 1.43%.
Nifty Auto index was trading 1.24% up at 7,981-lvel up by 1.24% at 11.25 am.
Meantime NSE benchmark Nifty 50 index was up 45.50points at 11893-level and the BSE Sensex at 39753, up by 161 points.
Out of the 50-scrip Nifty stocks, 34 stocks were trading in the green, while 16 stocks were in the red.