India VIX slumps 6% as indices surge
Published on Oct 01, 2020 17:02
The Nifty October 2020 futures were at 11,440.20, a premium of 23.25 points compared with the Nifty`s spot closing of 11,416.95.
Turnover on the National Stock Exchange`s futures & options (F&O) segment was Rs 42.43 lakh crore compared with Rs 22.49 lakh crore in the previous session.
In the cash market, the Nifty 50 index surged 169.4 points, or 1.51% at 11,416.95.
The NSE`s India VIX, a gauge of market`s expectation of volatility over the near term, slumped 6.41% to 18.2775.
The Nifty option chain for 8 October 2020 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 15.52 lakh contracts at the 11,500 strike price. Maximum put OI of 17.29 lakh contracts was seen at 11,200 strike price.
The Nifty option chain for 29 October 2020 expiry showed maximum call open interest (OI) of 17.54 lakh contracts at the 11,500 strike price. Maximum put OI of 37.56 lakh contracts was seen at 10,500 strike price.
Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance and IndusInd Bank were the top traded individual stock futures contracts in F&O segment of NSE.
The October 2020 F&O contracts will expire on 29 October 2020.
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