Healthcare Nifty Pharma up 44% in 2020: The rise and rise of the sector amidst the COVID-19 carnage Updated : August 12, 2020 01:11 PM IST The Nifty Pharma index has surged over 44 percent in 2020 YTD and 15 percent just in the last 1 month Most stocks have also given positive returns on both YTD basis and in the last 1 month. Going ahead, the brokerage believes that its forward earnings estimates are likely to increase for the pharma stocks Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.