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Auto shares in focus ahead of January sales; M&M up 2%, nears record high

Analysts remain positive on the auto sector given the expectation of double digit volume growth coupled with benign commodity price outlook leading to healthy margin recovery.

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SI Reporter Mumbai
Shares of automobiles companies were in focus and traded higher up to 2 per cent on the BSE in Tuesday’s intra-day trade in an otherwise subdued market ahead of the release of January sales numbers on Wednesday, February 1.

At 01:15 PM; the S&P BSE Auto and Nifty Auto index were up 1.5 per cent each, as compared to 0.02 per cent decline in the S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 index.

Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) and Tata Motors quoted 2 per cent higher, while Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki India and Hero MotoCorp were up in

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First Published: Jan 31 2023 | 1:43 PM IST

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