Business Standard

Nifty Pharma index slips 5%, records sharpest intra-day fall in 7 months

Alembic Pharma and Dr Reddy's Labs plunged 12% and 11%, respectively in intra-day trade post their June quarter results

Pharma stocks, firms, earnings
Premium

SI Reporter Mumbai
Shares of pharmaceutical companies were under pressure, with the Nifty Pharma index falling 5 per cent on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in intra-day trade on Tuesday after Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Alembic Pharmaceuticals reported a disappointing set of numbers for the quarter ended June 2021 (Q1FY22).

At 02:27 pm, Nifty Pharma, the top loser among sectoral indices, was down 5.1 per cent as compared to a 0.69 per cent decline in the Nifty50 index. The pharma index slipped as much as 5.25 per cent to record its sharpest intra-day fall during the current calendar year 2021. Earlier, on December 21,

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jul 27 2021 | 3:05 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com