Share market update: Pharma shares gain; Cadila Healthcare up over 1%

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NEW DELHI: Pharma shares were trading with gains in Monday’s morning trading session.

Shares of Cadila Healthcare (up 1.59 per cent), Divi’s Laboratories (up 1.49 per cent), Aurobindo Pharma (up 0.95 per cent) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (up 0.93 per cent) were the top performers in the index.

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (up 0.78 per cent), Biocon (up 0.54 per cent) and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (up 0.31 per cent) too were trading with gains.

The Nifty Pharma was trading 0.41 per cent up at 8938.65 around 10:52 am on Monday.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 66.95 points at 10,728 while the BSE Sensex was down 215.72 points at 35,794.12.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 10 were trading in the green, while 40 were in the red.

Source: Economic Times