Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index advances 1.18%

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index closed on a positive note on Thursday.

Shares of Laurus(up 6.56 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(up 6.14 per cent), Divis Laboratories(up 2.5 per cent), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals(up 1.84 per cent) and Aurobindo Pharma(up 1.53 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Ipca Laboratories(down 1.77 per cent), Pfizer(down 0.94 per cent) and Dr Reddys Laboratories(down 0.14 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Pharma index closed 1.18 per cent up at 13566.5.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 121.2 points at 17536.25, while the BSE Sensex stood up 454.1 points at 58795.09.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 23 ended in the green, while 27 closed in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, Tata Power, YES Bank, Zomato Ltd. and PNB were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Sarthak Metals, Bajaj Healthcare, Dhruv Consultancy, R Systems Intnl and Latent View Analytics Ltd. hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Vikas Proppant & Gr, Nidan Laboratories And Healthcare Ltd., Destiny Logistics & Infra Ltd., Dev Information Tech and Swan Energy hit their fresh 52-week lows.