Turnover on NSE's F&O segment rises
The Nifty December 2016 futures traded at 8177, a premium of 34.85 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 8142.15 in the cash market. The January 2017 futures on the Nifty 50 index traded at 8210, a premium of 67.85 points compared with the Nifty's closing in the cash market. Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment increased to Rs 2.55 lakh crore from Rs 2.16 lakh crore registered yesterday, 28 November 2016.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index rose 15.25 points or 0.19% to settle at 8,142.15, its highest closing level since 11 November 2016.
Maruti Suzuki India, Vedanta, Bharat Financial Inclusion, Tata Steel and State Bank of India were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. Maruti Suzuki India December 2016 futures traded at 5112.50, at a premium over spot closing of 5104. Vedanta December 2016 futures traded at 227.75, at a discount over spot closing of 229.20. Bharat Financial Inclusion December 2016 futures traded at 736.05, at a premium over spot closing of 734.40.
The December 2016 F&O contracts are set to expire on 29 December 2016.
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