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Nifty August 2019 futures at discount
22-Aug-19   16:23 Hrs IST

The Nifty August 2019 futures was at 10,731.10, a discount of 6.65 points compared with the Nifty's closing of 10,737.75 in the cash market.

Turnover on the National Stock Exchange's futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 25.17 lakh crore compared with Rs 13.16 lakh crore reported in the previous session.

In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index fell 180.95 points or 1.67% to settle at 10,737.75.

The NSE's India VIX, a gauge of market's expectation of volatility over the near term, jumped 4.81% at 17.8425.

On the options front, the Nifty option chain for 29 August 2019 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 49.25 lakh contracts at the 11,000 strike price. Maximum put OI of 28.58 lakh contracts was seen at 11,000 strike price.

DLF, State Bank of India (SBI) and Bajaj Finance were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.

DLF August 2019 futures were at 143, compared with spot closing price of 143.05. State Bank of India (SBI) August 2019 futures were at 267.60 compared with spot closing price of 268. Bajaj Finance August 2019 futures were at 3,115.45, compared with spot closing price of 3,113.90.

The August 2019 F&O contracts expire on 29 August 2019.

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