The Nifty August 2019 futures was at 11,117.40, a premium of 12.05 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 11,105.35 in the cash market.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 12.57 lakh crore compared with Rs 15.13 lakh crore reported in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index rose 47.50 points or 0.43% to settle at 11,105.35.
The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, fell 4.39% at 15.9225.
On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 29 August 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 37.02 lakh contracts at the 11,200 strike price. Maximum put OI of 45.15 lakh contracts was seen at 11,000 strike price. Options data suggested a trading range between 11,000 and 11,200 levels for the Nifty.
Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Reliance Industries (RIL) and State Bank of India (SBI) were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE. HDFC August 2019 futures were at 2,177.90, compared with spot closing price of 2,182.60. RIL August 2019 futures were at 1,276.80 compared with spot closing price of 1,274.35. SBI August 2019 futures were at 285.60, compared with spot closing price of 285.85.
The August 2019 F&O contracts expire on 29 August 2019.
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