Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index advances 0.69%

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index closed on a positive note on Monday.

Shares of Alembic Pharmaceuticals(up 5.54 per cent), Torrent Pharmaceuticals(up 2.99 per cent), Divis Laboratories(up 1.41 per cent), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 1.36 per cent) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals(up 1.31 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Laurus(down 1.55 per cent), Natco Pharma(down 1.37 per cent), Pfizer(down 1.06 per cent), Gland Pharma(down 1.05 per cent) and Cipla(down 0.37 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Pharma index closed 0.69 per cent up at 14615.35.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 50.75 points at 17945.95, while the BSE Sensex stood up 76.72 points at 60135.78.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 33 ended in the green, while 17 closed in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, Tata Power, Tata Motors, Suzlon Energy and BHEL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Hindprakash Industri, GOCL Corporation, Aban Offshore, Kirloskar Elec and Hindustan Motor hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Jiya Eco Products Lt, Jainam Ferro Alloys(I)Ltd., Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd. and Coastal Corp hit their fresh 52-week lows.