Pharma shares were trading higher in Monday’s morning session with their sectoral index trading up.
Shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (up 2.97 per cent) , Divi’s Laboratories (up 1.61 per cent) , LupinNSE 0.69 % (up 1.18 per cent) and Aurobindo Pharma (up 0.70 per cent) were the top gainers in the index.
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (up 0.57 per cent) , Piramal Enterprises (up 0.51 per cent) , Cadila Healthcare (up 0.41 per cent) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (up 0.39 per cent) too were trading higher.
The Nifty Pharma index was trading 0.70 per cent up at 8089.50.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 60 points at 11,015.90 while the BSE Sensex was down 203.23 points at 37,181.76.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 17 were trading in the green, while 33 were in the red.