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Nifty August 2019 futures at premium

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Bajaj Finance, Maruti Suzuki India, RIL most active contracts.

The Nifty August 2019 was at 11,336, a premium of 51.7 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 11,284.30 in the cash market.

Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's & options (F&O) segment was Rs 7.07 lakh crore compared with Rs 26.03 lakh crore reported in the previous session.

In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index rose 32.15 points or 0.29% to settle at 11,284.30.

The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, fell 5.63% at 11.9225.

On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 29 August 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 14 lakh contracts at the 12,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 29.21 lakh contracts was seen at 11,000 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 11,000 and 12,000 levels for the Nifty.

Bajaj Finance, Maruti Suzuki India and Reliance Industries (RIL) were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.

Bajaj Finance August 2019 futures were at 3,283, compared with spot closing price of 3,272. Maruti Suzuki India August 2019 futures were at 5,779, compared with spot closing price of 5,820. Reliance Industries (RIL) August 2019 futures were at 1,216.40, compared with spot closing price of 1,217.

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

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First Published: Fri, July 26 2019. 16:58 IST