Steel companies were a mixed bag during the fortnight. JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Steel Authority of India advanced 6%, 5% and 4%, respectively. Uttam Value Steels, Prakash Industries and SAL Steel fell 2% each.
Auto components companies were punished. JMT Auto, Castex Technologies and Metalyst Forgings tumbled 33% each. Autoline Industries and Bharat Forge declined 11% each.