Turnover on NSE's F&O segment rises
The Nifty December 2016 futures traded at 8253.90, a premium of 29.40 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 8224.50 in the cash market. The January 2017 futures on the Nifty 50 index traded at 8287, a premium of 62.50 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 3.63 lakh crore from Rs 2.55 lakh crore registered yesterday, 29 November 2016.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index rose 82.35 points or 1.01% to settle at 8,224.50, its highest closing level since 11 November 2016.
Vedanta, Maruti Suzuki India, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. Vedanta December 2016 futures traded at 229.45, at a discount over spot closing of 229.80.
State Bank of India December 2016 futures traded at 259.30, at a premium over spot closing of 257.85. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) December 2016 futures traded at 465, at a discount over spot closing of 466.70.
The December 2016 F&O contracts are set to expire on 29 December 2016.
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