Sensex and Nifty rose over 200 points during early trade on Tuesday. At around 1.00 pm, BSE Sensex was trading at 58,317.30 up 139.54 points or 0.24% and Nifty50 at 17,393.90 up 38.60 points or 0.22%.
Nifty Pharma Index was trading at 14,408.50 up 31.45 points or 0.22t%, touching a high of 4,505.15 and low of 14,405.95 during intraday trade on Tuesday.
Dr Reddy's and Auro Pharma led the gains by advancing over 0.5% at Rs4,958.60 per piece and Rs740.00 per piece respectively. Divis Lab gained 0.3%. Cipla and Sun Pharma were also 0.25% and 0.17% higher.
Biocon, Alkem Lab and Cadila were trading flat. Lupin dragged 0.4% at Rs980.15 per piece while Torrent Pharma was also 0.13% lower.