Most pharma counters were trading with gains during Wednesday’s session, keeping the sectoral index up.
The Nifty Pharma index was trading 0.70 per cent up at 10,317 around 02:30 pm.
Shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (up 3.54 per cent) were the top gainers of the pack, followed by Cipla (up 1.72 per cent), Cadila Healthcare (up 1.65 per cent) and Lupin (up 1.60 per cent).
Biocon (up 1.40 per cent), Aurobindo Pharma (up 0.75 per cent), Piramal Enterprises (up 0.53 per cent) and Divi’s Laboratories (up 0.33 per cent) too were in the green zone.
Shares of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (down 0.17 per cent) were down, while those of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (down 0.01 per cent) were almost flat at that time.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 16 points at 11,051, while the BSE Sensex was 100 points down at 36,552.