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India VIX spurts to 18

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RIL, Indiabulls Housing Finance and SBI most active in segment.

The Nifty August 2019 was at 10,917.90, a discount of 7.95 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 10,925.85 in the cash market.

Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's & options (F&O) segment was Rs 13.64 lakh crore compared with Rs 8.68 lakh crore reported in the previous session.

In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index fell 183.80 points or 1.65% to settle at 10,925.85.

The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, jumped 13.61% at 18.

On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 29 August 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 25.83 lakh contracts at the 11,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 33.98 lakh contracts was seen at 11,000 strike price.

Reliance Industries (RIL), Indiabulls Housing Finance and State Bank of India (SBI) were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.

Reliance Industries (RIL) August 2019 futures were at 1,280, compared with spot closing price of 1,275.30. Indiabulls Housing Finance August 2019 futures were at 541 compared with spot closing price of 577.30. State Bank of India (SBI) August 2019 futures were at 283.55, compared with spot closing price of 283.

The August 2019 F&O contracts expire on 29 August 2019.

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First Published: Tue, August 13 2019. 16:51 IST