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Nifty Oct futures trade at premium

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RIL, HCL Tech and Infosys were top traded stock on the NSE.

The Nifty October 2020 were at 11,767.75, a premium of 5.3 points compared with the Nifty's spot closing of 11,762.45.

Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's & options (F&O) segment was Rs 14.48 lakh crore compared with Rs 58.24 lakh crore in the previous session.

In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index gained 82.1 points, or 0.7% to 11,762.45.

The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, fell 1.87% to 21.645.

The Nifty option chain for near expiry, 22 October 2020 showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 30.53 lakh contracts at the 12,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 22.89 lakh contracts was seen at 11,000 strike price.

The Nifty option chain for 29 October 2020 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 24.21 lakh contracts at the 12,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 33.79 lakh contracts was seen at 10,500 strike price.

Reliance Industries, HCL Tech and Infosys were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.

The October 2020 F&O contracts will expire on 29 October 2020.

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First Published: Fri, October 16 2020. 16:32 IST