Auto stocks were trading in green, with the S&P BSE Auto index increasing 173.82 points or 0.94% at 18733.98 at 09:47 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Auto index, TVS Motor Company Ltd (up 2.08%), Tata Motors Ltd (up 1.98%),Exide Industries Ltd (up 1.89%),Ashok Leyland Ltd (up 1.73%),Balkrishna Industries Ltd (up 1.55%), were the top gainers. Among the other gainers were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (up 1.32%), Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (up 1.27%), Hero MotoCorp Ltd (up 1.25%), Bajaj Auto Ltd (up 0.81%), and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (up 0.62%).
On the other hand, Bosch Ltd (down 0.87%), and Cummins India Ltd (down 0.43%) turned lower.
At 09:47 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 39.77 or 0.1% at 40341.73.
The Nifty 50 index was up 4.3 points or 0.04% at 11945.6.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was up 28.09 points or 0.21% at 13658.75.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was up 13.87 points or 0.3% at 4704.48.
On BSE,870 shares were trading in green, 613 were trading in red and 69 were unchanged.
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