NEW DELHI: The Nifty Pharma index traded negative around 11:20AM(IST)on Thursday in a weak market.

Strides Pharma Science(up 1.69 per cent) and Natco Pharma(up 0.93 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Pharmaceuticals(down 2.95 per cent), Granules India(down 2.67 per cent), Lupin(down 2.66 per cent), Divis Laboratories(down 2.22 per cent) and Biocon(down 1.97 per cent) were the top losers on the index.
The Nifty Pharma index was down 1.19 per cent at 12408.8 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 330.4 points at 15836.7, while the BSE Sensex was down 1045.5 points at 53042.89.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 3 were trading in the green, while 47 were in the red.

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Shares of Madhya Bharat Agro, Empyrean Cashews Ltd.,

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hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

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hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.