Nifty Auto index ends 2.20% higher. Top gainers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) HERO MOTOCORP 3329.35 3164.85 164.50 5.20 BAJAJ AUTO 2923.55 2783.10 140.45 5.05 MOTHERSON SUMI 303.15 290.70 12.45 4.28 M & M 973.70 934.95 38.75 4.14 TVS MOTOR CO. 589.85 569.70 20.15 3.54
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 38,390, up 147 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,589, up 52 points.
Among the sectoral indices, the Nifty Auto index settled 2.2 per cent higher led by a rise in the share prices of Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Mahindra and Mahindra, and Tata Motors. Nifty Metal index, too, rose 1.9 per cent led by MOIL and Jindal Steel & Power.
Asian shares carved out a 14-month trough on Friday as investors feared a new salvo of Sino-US tariffs could come at any moment, while a slump in US chip stocks rippled through the tech-heavy region.
(with wire inputs)