Shares of Divi’s Laboratories (down 1.89 per cent) , Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (down 1.81 per cent) , Lupin (down 1.2 per cent) , Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (down 0.86 per cent) and Aurobindo Pharma (down 0.85 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
While Biocon (up 0.24 per cent) was the sole gainer in the index.
The Nifty Pharma index was trading 1.09 per cent down at 13266.45 around 01:36PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 71.25 points at 14556.0, while the BSE Sensex was up 185.15 points at 49454.47.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 31 were trading in the green, while 19 were in the red.
Shares of Tata Motors, Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, PNB and IDFC First Bank were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of DLF, JSW Energy, Tata Motors, Tata Motors (DVR) and IDFC First Bank hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Jump Networks Ltd., Vishal Fabrics Ltd., Shrenik Ltd., Salasar Exteriors and Contour Ltd., Simplex Castings Ltd. and AVSL Industries Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.