Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index advances 0.08% in an upbeat market

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index traded positive around 10:29AM (IST) on Tuesday in an upbeat market.

Alkem Laboratories (up 1.14 per cent), Biocon (up 0.49 per cent), Dr Reddys Laboratories (up 0.36 per cent), Divis Laboratories (up 0.34 per cent) and Cipla (up 0.29 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Cadila Healthcare (down 1.44 per cent), Lupin (down 1.31 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals (down 0.74 per cent) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (down 0.07 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Pharma index was up 0.08 per cent at 14108.3 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 0.7 points at 17396.2, while the BSE Sensex was up 32.15 points at 58523.08.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 28 were trading in the green, while 22 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, SBI Cards, SAIL and ONGC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of NDTV, RPG Life Sci, Sigma Solve, Shah Alloys and Xpro India hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Intnl Conveyors, Generic Engg, Aptus Value Housing Finance India Ltd., Krsnaa Diagnostics Ltd. and CarTrade Tech Ltd. hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.