Dr Reddy’s was the top gainer on the index while Auro Pharma and Divis Lab also surged over 1%. Cadila also stretched the winning streak.
The Covid-19 vaccination drive continues in full swing as cases continue to rise due second wave of the virus in India. More than 8.3 crore people vaccinated against Covid-19, according to Union Health Ministry.
Ata round 12.52 pm, Nifty Pharma was trading at 12,662.90 up 114.30 points or 0.91%, hitting a day’s high of 12,695.10 during intraday trade on Wednesday.
Dr Reddy's surged nearly 2.5% at Rs4,733.00 per piece. Auro Pharma advanced 1.25% at Rs904.00 per piece.
Cadila and Divis Lab gained nearly 1% at Rs460.95 per piece and Rs3,723.95 per piece respectively.
Torrent Pharma was also up 0.75% and Sun Pharma also gained 0.51% to lift the sectorial performance. Cipla was also 0.41% higher.
Alkem Lab, Lupin and Biocon trade flat in an all green index.