Nifty Pharma index ends 2.10% higher. Top losers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) KPIT TECH. 279.00 273.30 5.70 2.09 TATA ELXSI 1366.50 1343.75 22.75 1.69 INFOSYS 1353.75 1334.70 19.05 1.43 MINDTREE 1004.55 991.15 13.40 1.35 HCL TECHNOLOGIES 937.50 926.10 11.40 1.23 Nifty sectoral performers of the day BSE Sensex: Sun Pharma, Maruti Suzuki among top gainers of the day, Vedanta top loser Market at close The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,379, up 114 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,700, up 43 points. Pharma exports see double digit growth after a gap of three years After a gap of three years Indian pharmaceutical exports are seeing a double digit growth in value terms starting this financial year, driven by a surge in exports across all the major destinations in the world, according to Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil). READ MORE Gold maintains downtrend on weak global cues, muted demand Gold prices went down by Rs 40 to Rs 31,360 per ten grams driven by a weak trend overseas amid fall in demand from local jewellers. Silver followed suit and shed Rs 50 to Rs 40,300 per kg due to reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers. READ MORE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,379, up 114 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,700, up 43 points.
Among sectoral indices, the Nifty Pharma index settled 2.1% higher led by a rise in shares of Aurobindo Pharma and Cipla. The Nifty IT index too, ended over 1% higher led by a rise in KPIT Technologies and Tata Elxsi.
On the BSE, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and Maruti Suzuki India were the top gainers in the BSE Sensex, gaining 1.79% and 1.72% respectively.
Chinese stocks went into a tail spin on Tuesday as turbulence gripped equity markets in Asia, which sank to nine-month lows amid heightened anxiety a bitter trade dispute between the United States and major economies could derail global growth.
Asia Pacific MSCI index ex-Japan tumbled as much as 1.4 per cent to its lowest since September 29, before cutting some of the losses to be down 0.5 per cent. Japan's Nikkei average also recovered from a 0.9 per cent fall and was last off 0.1 per cent to a near three-month closing low.