Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index falls 0.86% in a weak market

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index traded negative around 11:15AM(IST)on Tuesday in a weak market.

Natco Pharma(up 1.37 per cent) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 0.54 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Dr Reddys Laboratories(down 2.54 per cent), Aurobindo Pharma(down 2.36 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(down 1.84 per cent), Divis Laboratories(down 1.63 per cent) and Granules India(down 1.47 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Pharma index was down 0.86 per cent at 12381.05 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 124.5 points at 16506.5, while the BSE Sensex was down 419.45 points at 55346.77.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 13 were trading in the green, while 37 were in the red.

Shares of Zomato Ltd., YES Bank,

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and

were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

, eMudhra Ltd.,

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and DSJ Comm hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

, Zomato Ltd.,

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and

hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.