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Nifty August 2019 futures at premium

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India VIX rises 2.26% to 17.01.

The Nifty August 2019 was at 10,935.95, a premium of 17.25 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 10,918.70 in the cash market.

Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's & options (F&O) segment was Rs 13.16 lakh crore compared with Rs 10.69 lakh crore reported in the previous session.

In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index fell 98.30 points or 0.89% to settle at 10,918.70.

The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, rose 2.26% at 17.01.

On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 29 August 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 35.20 lakh contracts at the 11,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 37.24 lakh contracts was seen at 11,000 strike price.

State Bank of India (SBI), Maruti Suzuki India and Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) were the top traded individual stock contracts in F&O segment of NSE.

SBI August 2019 futures were at 277.30, compared with spot closing price of 276.80. Maruti Suzuki India August 2019 futures were at 6,221.20 compared with spot closing price of 6,250.90. HDFC August 2019 futures were at 2,069, compared with spot closing price of 2,069.

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

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First Published: Wed, August 21 2019. 16:27 IST