Shares of Ipca Laboratories(up 1.29 per cent), Laurus(up 0.84 per cent), Pfizer(up 0.83 per cent), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals(up 0.64 per cent) and Natco Pharma(up 0.64 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Biocon(down 1.02 per cent), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(down 0.85 per cent), Cipla(down 0.69 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(down 0.53 per cent) and Gland Pharma(down 0.53 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 0.25 per cent down at 12682.2.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 62.05 points at 16340.55, while the BSE Sensex stood up 246.47 points at 54767.62.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 32 ended in the green, while 18 closed in the red.
Shares of , , YES Bank, and Federal Bank were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
, , , Steel Cast and Ltd. hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Ltd., , , Vikas Proppant & Gr and hit their fresh 52-week lows.