Shares in the pharma sectors were trading with gains, with the NSE Nifty Pharma Index index rising 198 points or 2.64-percent at 7,733.90 during the mid-session at 11.55-hrs.
Among the components of the NSE Pharma index, Sun Pharma rose 3.52 percent, Piramal Enterprises added 3.6-pc, Biocon rose 3.5-pc, Lupin rose 3.45-pc, and Cipla went up 3.32-percent and were among the top gainers.
Among the other outperforming constitutions in the Nifty Pharma index were Dr.Reddys Lab-up by 2.35 percent, Divis Lab rose 1.93-pc, and Aurbindo Pharma added 1.60 percent.
On the other hand, Cadila Healthcare that was the only one stock moved lower by 3.12 percent in the Nifty Pharma index.Visit our website for intraday stock cash tips .
At 11.55-hrs, the NSE Nifty was up by 33 percent at 11,169.90 and the Sensex stood at 38,204, up by 16 percent.
In the Nifty-fifty pack of stocks, 36 stocks were trading in the green while the remaining 14 nos see some selling.
Shares of Tata Motors, Vedanta, Vodafone Idea, State bank of India, YES Bank, Indiabulls Housing, Ashok Leyland, Steel Authority of India and GMR Infra, were among the most traded stocks on the NSE.