Nifty April 2017 futures trade at premium to spot closing
The April 2017 futures on the Nifty 50 index traded at 9166.25, at a premium of 26.95 points compared with the Nifty's spot closing of 9139.30 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment declined to Rs 2.92 lakh crore from Rs 7.03 lakh crore registered during previous trading session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index lost 11.50 points or 0.13% to settle at 9,139.30, its lowest closing level since 28 March 2017.
Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), DLF, Indiabulls Real Estate, Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and HDIL were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.
REC April 2017 futures traded at 202.05, at a premium over spot closing of 201.20. DLF April 2017 futures traded at 173.75, at a premium over spot closing of 173.
Indiabulls Real Estate April 2017 futures traded at 150, at a discount compared with spot closing of 150.35.
PFC April 2017 futures traded at 157.40, at a slight discount compared with spot closing of 157.50. HDIL April 2017 futures traded at 93.30, at a premium over spot closing of 92.95.
The April 2017 F&O contracts will expire on 27 April 2017.
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