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Nifty Feb futures trade at premium

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SBI, RIL and ICICI Bank most active contracts.

The Nifty February 2020 were at 12,163.15, a premium of 11.50 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 12,174.65 in the cash market.

Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's & options (F&O) segment was Rs 28.46 lakh crore compared with Rs 13.02 lakh crore reported in the previous session.

In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index fell 26.55 points or 0.22% to 12,174.65.

The NSE's India VIX down 1.15% at 13.465. A fall in volatility indicates stability in benchmark index.

On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 27 February 2020 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 26.91 lakh at the 12,500 strike price. Maximum put OI of 38.86 lakh contracts was seen at 12,000 strike price. The option chain suggests that the Nifty will trade between 12,000 to 12,500 levels in February.

State Bank of India (SBI), Reliance Industries (RIL) and ICICI Bank were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. SBI February 2020 futures were at 328.50, compared with spot closing price of 327.50. RIL February 2020 futures were at 1,470.85 compared with spot closing price of 1,470.45. ICICI Bank February 2020 futures were at 541.20, compared with spot closing price of 540.05.

The February 2020 F&O contracts expire on Thursday, 27 February 2020.

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First Published: Thu, February 13 2020. 17:15 IST