Shares of Granules India(up 4.44 per cent), Divis Laboratories(up 0.58 per cent), Ipca Laboratories(up 0.23 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(up 0.16 per cent) and Natco Pharma(up 0.11 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Biocon(down 3.39 per cent), Aurobindo Pharma(down 3.13 per cent), Alkem Laboratories(down 1.96 per cent), Cadila Healthcare(down 1.15 per cent) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals(down 1.02 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 0.62 per cent down at 13964.15.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 2.05 points at 18255.75, while the BSE Sensex stood down 12.27 points at 61223.03.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 21 ended in the green, while 28 closed in the red.
Shares of JP Power, Vodafone Idea, Suzlon Energy, YES Bank and HFCL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Coastal Corp, Ruby Mills, Coffee Day Ent, Manaksia Steels and Guj Mineral Dev. hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Dilip Buildcon, Gillette India and PayTM hit their fresh 52-week lows.