Top gainer of the day: Asian Paints Nifty Metal index ends 1.56% higher. Top gainers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) JINDAL STEEL 256.40 244.70 11.70 4.78 HIND.COPPER 74.00 71.05 2.95 4.15 VEDANTA 286.95 279.70 7.25 2.59 TATA STEEL 607.25 594.15 13.10 2.20 NATL. ALUMINIUM 78.10 76.95 1.15 1.49 Nifty Sectoral gainers and losers of the day BSE Sensex: Asian Paints top gainer of the day, Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharma among top losers Market at close The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,536, up 290 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,807, up 90 points. Pharma shares under pressure;Glenmark hits 52-week low, Sun Pharma falls 6% Shares of select pharmaceutical companies were under pressure, falling by up to 6% ahead of US President Donald Trump speech today about controlling prescription drug prices. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries slipped 6% to Rs 468 on the BSE in noon deal on back of heavy volumes. Novartis India, Marksans Pharma, Ajanta Pharma, Morepen Laboratories, Alkem Laboratories, Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company (SPARC) and Aarti Drugs were down in the range 3% to 4% on the BSE. READ MORE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,536, up 289 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,807, up 90 points.