Auto Sector performance: Nifty Auto surpasses pharma index to outperform benchmarks in last 6 months Updated : October 02, 2020 12:31 AM IST And surprisingly, Nifty Auto was the one to leave Nifty Pharma index behind to outperform the benchmarks' in the last 6 months. Following Nifty Auto, Nifty Pharma index posted 69 percent gains while Nifty IT jumped 59 percent. 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.