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BSE Auto pares early features however holds regular; Bosch prime gainer; Escorts, Tata Motors in a selloff

The auto stock index remained stable on Wednesday with positive benchmarks. At around 11:58 p.m., BSE Auto was trading at 23,435.39 by 21.20 points or 0.09%. However, the index lagged behind Sensex, which was trading at 50,034.74 while gaining 283.33 points or 0.57%.

In early deals, the BSE Auto gained nearly 297 points after an intraday high of 23,710.78.

In BSE Auto, Bosch was the front runner with 3.3%, followed by Exide with 1.75%. Stocks like MRF, M&M, and TVS Motor each zoomed nearly 1%.

Other stocks like Ashok Leyland, Amara Raja Batteries, Maruti Suzuki and Cummins India gained marginally.

Maruti Suzuki has launched the brand new Swift 2021, which is designed to keep customers excited with an advanced powertrain, appealing two-tone exterior and new exciting features. The all-new Swift 2021 brings forward the glorious legacy of Maruti Suzuki Swift, adapting to customer needs for freshness and technology.

On the contrary, Tata Motors and Escorts were top underperformers, falling 1% and 1.4% respectively. Stocks like Balkrishna, Bajaj Auto and Motherson Sumi were each down 0.4%.

While Hero MotoCorp and Eicher Motors trade slightly lower.