The Nifty in the afternoon trade extended its losses and was down 18.80 points at 10423 while the Sensex shed 35 points and trading at 33565.
CNX Pharma zoomed 2.93 percent on Thursday afternoon with Divis Laboratories rallying over 15 percent. Other pharma stocks which gained the most were Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Cadila Healthcare, Sun Pharma, Lupin and Glenmark Pharma.
From the Nifty, the stocks that gained the most included Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Sun Pharma, Lupin and HCL Technologies. The most active stocks included Divis Laboratories, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Sun Pharma and Shriram Transport Finance Corporation.
The top Nifty losers were Tech Mahindra which fell over 4 percent followed by Hindalco Industries, ITC, State Bank of India and Tata Motors.
The stocks which gained the most in the BSE index were Divis Laboratories followed by Infibeam, Hexaware Technologies, Shrrram Transport Finance and Hindustan Copper.