Tata Motors

All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the positive terrain with Nifty metal up by 2 per cent, auto by 1.2 per cent and financial service by 1 per cent.

The standalone revenue for the quarter decreased by 33 per cent to Rs 10,800 crore, the company said in a statement.

But Japan's Nikkei stock index advanced by 0.4 per cent and South Korea's Kospi also added 0.5 per cent. Markets in China were closed for a holiday.

However, Zee Entertainment jumped by 4.9 per cent to Rs 298 per share while Grasim moved up by 2.6 per cent. IT majors Tata Consultancy Services, HCL Technologies and Infosys witnessed marginal gains.

As per the data provided by Tata Motors, the total sale of the vehicle last year and the preceding year stood at 347,796 and 497,972 units.

IT major Tata Consultancy Services added gains of 1.5 per cent. Tech Mahindra too ticked up by 1.4 per cent, Wipro by 1 per cent, Infosys by 0.9 per cent and HCL Technologies by 0.7 per cent.

Automaker Tata Motors jumped 4.79 per cent at Rs 181.65 per cent. Private lenders Yes Bank and Axis Bank added gains of 3.3 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively.

Tata Motors had said the parent group through Tata Sons will infuse 914 million dollars (about Rs 6,530 crore) equity into the company, of which 548 million dollars (about Rs 3,915 crore) will be paid immediately and the balance over a period of 18 months.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.1% in light trade, South Korea' Kopsi gained by 1.3 per cent and Shanghai blue chips added 1.6 per cent. Tokyo was on holiday.

Meanwhile, Asian indices traded marginally higher as market participants watched for developments on the US-China trade front ahead of high-level negotiations.