Nifty Auto index was trading with gains at 12:08PM (IST) on Friday.

                          

Shares of Ashok Leyland NSE 3.66 % (up 3.91 per cent), Bharat Forge NSE 3.96 % (up 3.49 per cent), Motherson Sumi Systems NSE 3.07 % (up 3.11 per cent), Maruti Suzuki NSE 2.81 % (up 2.78 per cent) and Tata Motors NSE 2.10 % (up 2.32 per cent) were among the top gainers.

While Exide Industries NSE -0.40 % (down 0.34 per cent) and Amara Raja Batteries NSE -0.10 % (down 0.05 per cent) were the top losers in the index.

The Nifty Auto index was trading 1.93 per cent up at 8016.2 around 12:08PM.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 36.90 points at 11933.35, while the BSE Sensex was up 119.65 points at 40678.14.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 31 were trading in the green, while 19 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, YES Bank and Aditya Birla Fashion were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Aditya Birla Fashion (PP), Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd., Ruchi Soya Inds, Tata Elxsi and Havells India hit their fresh 52 week high in today's trade, while Mittal Life Style Ltd., SS Infrastructure Development Consultants Ltd., WABCO India Ltd., Shrenik Ltd., Zenith Exports Ltd., Mask Investments Ltd., Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd., Spacenet Enterprises India Ltd., Blue Coast Hotels Ltd. and GB Global Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.