RIL, Indiabulls Housing Finance, Axis Bank most active futures contract.
The Nifty September 2019 futures was at 10,968, a premium of 21.80 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 10,946.20 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 6.43 lakh crore compared with Rs 26.49 lakh crore reported in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index rose 98.30 points or 0.91% to settle at 10,946.20.
The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, fell 6.88% at 16.0825.
On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 26 September 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 21.74 lakh contracts at the 11,500 strike price. Maximum put OI of 33.32 lakh contracts was seen at 10,800 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 10,800 and 11,500 levels for the Nifty.
Reliance Industries (RIL), Indiabulls Housing Finance and Axis Bank were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. RIL September 2019 futures were at 1,224.35, compared with spot closing price of 1,220.50. Indiabulls Housing Finance September 2019 futures were at 389 compared with spot closing price of 427.50. Axis Bank September 2019 futures were at 671, compared with spot closing price of 670.55.
The September 2019 F&O contracts expires on 26 September 2019.
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