Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index advances 0.09%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index closed on a positive note on Thursday.
Shares of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 1.71 per cent), Abbott India(up 0.78 per cent), Sanofi India(up 0.32 per cent), Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 0.19 per cent) and Divis Laboratories(up 0.17 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Biocon(down 2.03 per cent), Laurus(down 1.51 per cent), Granules India(down 1.31 per cent), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals(down 1.28 per cent) and Cipla(down 1.14 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 0.09 per cent up at 12888.15.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 216.85 points at 18484.1, while the BSE Sensex stood up 762.1 points at 62272.68.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 43 ended in the green, while 7 closed in the red.

Shares of Ltd., , PNB, and Zomato Ltd. were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of BSL Ltd, , Bikaji Foods International Ltd., and Archean Chemical Industries Ltd. hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while , , Swastik Pipe Ltd., and hit their fresh 52-week lows.