Shares of Apollo Tyres
jumped 8% in the afternoon session on Monday in an otherwise weak market. The stock is among top gainers in the BSE Auto index.
About 1.9cr shares or 3.25% equity of the company changed hands in a block deal, as per media reports.
The BSE Auto index was down 1% at 17,932 levels. Maruti, M&M, Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto and Ashok Leyland were among top losers in the auto index.
The Sensex was trading at 39,089 levels, down 363 points, while the Nifty was trading lower 114 points at 11,710 levels.