Market Now: Nifty Pharma index lone sectoral gainer; Dr. Reddy’s Lab up 2%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index was trading as the lone gainer among sectoral indices on NSE in afternoon trade on Thursday.

The index was trading 0.11 per cent up at 9,013 around 12:50 pm (IST), with shares of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (up 1.74 per cent), Divi's Laboratories (up 0.64 per cent), Cipla (up 0.50 per cent) and Lupin (up 0.43 per cent) as the gainers.

On the other hand, Aurobindo Pharma (down 0.90 per cent), GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals (down 0.79 per cent), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (down 0.62 per cent), Cadila Healthcare (down 0.17 per cent), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (down 0.15 per cent) and Piramal Enterprises (down 0.10 per cent) were the losers in the Nifty Pharma index.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was 36 points down at 10,157, BSE Sensex was 104 points down at 32,949.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty50 index, 19 were trading in the green, while 29 were in the red.

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Shares of Dr Reddy's Labs, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Mahindra and Mahindra and Infosys were among the top gainers in the Nifty50 index.

However, Tata Consultancy Services, UPL, Bajaj Finance, GAIL, Wipro and Ambuja Cements were the losers among the Nifty stocks.

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