SBI, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank most active in futures segment.
The Nifty September 2019 futures was at 11,114.50, a premium of 38.60 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 11,075.90 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 9.21 lakh crore compared with Rs 24.81 lakh crore reported in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index advanced 93.10 points or 0.85% to settle at 11,075.90.
The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, fell 6.66% at 13.9075.
On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 26 September 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 26.22 lakh contracts at the 11,200 strike price. Maximum put OI of 31.75 lakh contracts was seen at 10,800 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 10,800 and 11,200 levels for the Nifty.
State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank and Axis Bank were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. SBI September 2019 futures were at 292.10, compared with spot closing price of 291.90. ICICI Bank September 2019 futures were at 414.55 compared with spot closing price of 413.70. Axis Bank September 2019 futures were at 676.75, compared with spot closing price of 673.80.
The September 2019 F&O contracts expires on 26 September 2019.
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