Nifty September 2019 futures at premium
The Nifty September 2019 futures was at 10,990.70, a premium of 9.65 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 10,981.05 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 24.81 lakh crore compared with Rs 10.74 lakh crore reported in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index declined 54.65 points or 0.50% to settle at 10,981.05.
The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, fell 3.18% at 14.8825.
On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 26 September 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 23.86 lakh contracts at the 11,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 29.42 lakh contracts was seen at 10,800 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 10,800 and 11,000 levels for the Nifty.
Reliance Industries (RIL), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and State Bank of India (SBI) were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. RIL September 2019 futures were at 1,213.80, compared with spot closing price of 1,211.50. HDFC September 2019 futures were at 2,085 compared with spot closing price of 2,082.80. SBI September 2019 futures were at 285.95, compared with spot closing price of 285.95.
The September 2019 F&O contracts expires on 26 September 2019.
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