Shares of Biocon(up 5.18 per cent), Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 2.95 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(up 2.63 per cent), Pfizer(up 1.46 per cent) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 1.37 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Strides Pharma Science(down 4.26 per cent), Alkem Laboratories(down 0.6 per cent), Alembic Pharmaceuticals(down 0.14 per cent), Gland Pharma(down 0.09 per cent) and Ipca Laboratories(down 0.01 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 1.2 per cent up at 12465.9.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 121.85 points at 16478.1, while the BSE Sensex stood up 427.79 points at 55320.28.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 ended in the green, while 14 closed in the red.
Shares of , , MRPL, Zomato Ltd. and were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Global Education, , KPI Global Infra and Rolex Rings hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while , Krishna Defense and Allied Industries Ltd., , Akash Infra-Proj and hit their fresh 52-week lows.