Shares of Gland Pharma(up 5.63 per cent), Pfizer(up 1.42 per cent), Strides Pharma Science(up 0.91 per cent) and Granules India(up 0.03 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Biocon(down 2.68 per cent), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(down 2.37 per cent), Abbott India(down 1.56 per cent), Zydus Lifesciences(down 1.51 per cent) and Cipla(down 1.49 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty Pharma index closed 1.14 per cent down at 12555.0.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 216.5 points at 17542.8, while the BSE Sensex stood down 770.48 points at 58766.59.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 13 ended in the green, while 37 closed in the red.
Shares of , JP Power, Zomato Ltd., and were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Reliance Power,
, , and hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while , Piramal Ent., , and Biocon hit their fresh 52-week lows.