Shares of Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.(up 2.92 per cent), Alkem Laboratories Ltd.(up 2.22 per cent), Lupin Ltd.(up 1.92 per cent), Laurus Labs Ltd.(up 1.53 per cent) and Gland Pharma Ltd.(up 1.47 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.(down 0.96 per cent), Biocon Ltd.(down 0.55 per cent), Natco Pharma Ltd.(down 0.17 per cent) and Abbott India Ltd.(down 0.1 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 1.03 per cent up at 15968.9.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 89.4 points at 19783.4, while the BSE Sensex stood up 275.62 points at 65930.77.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 29 ended in the green, while 21 closed in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, RattanIndia Power, JP Power and Reliance Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
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