Stock market update: Nifty Pharma index falls 1.48%

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index closed on a negative note on Tuesday.

Shares of Divis Laboratories(up 1.54 per cent) and Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 0.21 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Natco Pharma(down 5.4 per cent), Strides Pharma Science(down 3.95 per cent), Alkem Laboratories(down 3.67 per cent),

India(down 3.37 per cent) and Laurus(down 2.99 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 1.48 per cent down at 12596.3.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 61.8 points at 16240.05, while the BSE Sensex stood down 105.82 points at 54364.85.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 19 ended in the green, while 31 closed in the red.

Shares of Vodafone


, Zomato Ltd., SAIL and

were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Lancer Container Lin,

, Pashupati



hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Rainbow Childrens





hit their fresh 52-week lows.