Turnover in F&O segment jumps
The Nifty July 2019 futures was at 11,579.90, a discount of 3 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 11,582.90 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 19.43 lakh crore compared with Rs 12.87 lakh crore reported in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index rose 84 points or 0.73% to settle at 11,582.90.
The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, tumbled 8.32% at 12.5.
On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 25 July 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 32.28 lakh contracts at the 12,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 21.49 lakh contracts was seen at 11,300 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 11,300 and 12,000 levels for the Nifty.
Interglobe Aviation (Indigo), State Bank of India (SBI) and Bajaj Finance were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.
Interglobe Aviation (Indigo) July 2019 futures were at 1,354.10, compared with spot closing price of 1,352. State Bank of India (SBI) July 2019 futures were at 363.45, compared with spot closing price of 363. Bajaj Finance July 2019 futures were at 3,470, compared with spot closing price of 3,462.
The July 2019 F&O contracts expire on 25 July 2019.
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