Alkem Laboratories(up 0.72 per cent), Divis Laboratories(up 0.7 per cent), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 0.46 per cent), Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 0.18 per cent) and Cipla(up 0.08 per cent) were among the top gainers.
Aurobindo Pharma(down 1.39 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(down 1.07 per cent), Cadila Healthcare(down 0.82 per cent), Biocon(down 0.77 per cent) and Lupin(down 0.05 per cent) were the top losers on the index.
The Nifty Pharma index was up 0.1 per cent at 14481.55 at the time of writing this report.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 137.55 points at 17480.6, while the BSE Sensex was down 493.51 points at 58632.85.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 13 were trading in the green, while 37 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, Tata Power, Trident Ltd, BHEL and Delta Corp were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Paras Defence and Space Technologies Ltd., Dynemic Product, GTPL Hathway, BEW Engineering Ltd. and Delta Corp hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Opto Circuits, Krsnaa Diagnostics Ltd., Suvidhaa Infoserve Ltd., Inventure Grwth and Metalyst Forgings hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.