Among other shares, Marksans Pharma has moved higher by 12% to Rs 53.55 on the BSE after the company announced that it has got US drug regulator nod for loratadine liquid filed capsules 10 mg.
Adlabs Entertainment has surged 17% to Rs 117, extending its previous two trading days rally on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on back of heavy volumes.Updated at 10:50 am
Continuing the trend that as set in the morning session, the Indian markets are still trading lower tracking weakness among global peers.
At 10:50 a.m. the S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 28,535 points, down by 133 points or 0.5%. Nifty50 too fell by 41 points or 0.5%, trading at 8,791 levels. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices are up 0.1%-0.2%.
Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, as investors' attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the first US presidential debate.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1% in early trade, while Japan's Nikkei stock index slumped 0.5% against the headwinds of a stronger currency.
Back home, KNR Constructions hit a 52-week high of Rs 765, up 5.5% on the BSE in an early morning trade, after the company announced that the board will meet on Friday, September 30, to consider stock split in the ratio of 1:5.
Vardhman Textiles rallied 4% to Rs 1078 on the BSE after the company announced that the board approved a buyback of 6.13 million equity shares for Rs 1,175 per share.
Top losers from the Sensex Midcap pack are ISCI, Den and Prestige, all plunging more than 3%. On the gaining side, Marksans Pharma, Raymond and Hindustan Copper are up 5%-8%.