Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index advances 0.83% in an upbeat market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index traded positive around 11:20AM(IST)on Thursday in an upbeat market.

Aurobindo Pharma(up 2.09 per cent), Zydus Lifesciences(up 1.8 per cent), Strides Pharma Science(up 1.75 per cent), Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 1.44 per cent) and Divis Laboratories(up 1.35 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Pfizer(down 1.03 per cent) and Alembic Pharmaceuticals(down 0.8 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Pharma index was up 0.83 per cent at 13217.65 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 217.6 points at 16895.2, while the BSE Sensex was up 734.45 points at 56403.48.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 41 were trading in the green, while 9 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, TV18 Broadcast, YES Bank, IDFC First Bank and Adani Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Starteck Finance, Pashupati Cotspin, Kritika Wires, Shanthi Gears and Agro Phos India hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Future Retail, Future Enterprises (DVR), Innovative Tyres & T, Jeena Sikho Lifecare Ltd. and Info Edge hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.