Bajaj Finance, SBI, RIL most active in futures segment.
The Nifty July 2019 futures was at 11,569.90, a premium of 11.30 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 11,558.60 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 11.60 lakh crore compared with Rs 10.46 lakh crore reported in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index fell 252.55 points or 2.14% to settle at 11,558.60.
The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, jumped 7.29% at 14.0175.
On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 25 July 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 30 lakh contracts at the 12000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 15.98 lakh contracts was seen at 11300 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 11,300 and 12,000 levels for the Nifty.
Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI) and Reliance Industries (RIL) were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.
Bajaj Finance July 2019 futures were at 3,435.85, compared with spot closing price of 3,430. State Bank of India (SBI) July 2019 futures were at 357.40, compared with spot closing price of 355.90. Reliance Industries July 2019 futures were at 1253.95, compared with spot closing price of 1252.5.
The July 2019 F&O contracts expire on 25 July 2019.
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