Global markets: Major Asian markets are trading in the green at present; Nikkei is up 1.27%, Hang Seng is up 0.57%, while KOSPI is trading 1.01% higher.
US Markets: Stocks witnessed a pullback in yesterday’s trade offsetting the losses seen in Wednesday’s session. The Dow and S&P 500 surged 0.9% to 24,924.89 and 2,798.29 respectively while the tech-heavy Nasdaq outperformed its counterparts managing to end the session 1.4% higher at 7,823.92, a new record closing high. The rally on Wall Street was mainly due to optimism about the upcoming earnings season, with several large-cap companies set to announce their quarterly results on Friday.
European market too ended in the green yesterday with FTSE up 0.78%, CAC was up 0.96% while DAX closed 0.61% higher.
FII Data: In yesterday’s trading session FIIs sold 742 crores stock in the cash market whereas DIIs bought 366 crores worth of stock. In the derivative market, FII’s bought 581 crores of Index futures and bought 3151 crores worth of Index options. In the Stock futures segment, FIIs bought 1164 crores worth of stock futures and sold 52 crores stock options.
FII View: In yesterday’s trading session FII continued to build bullish positions in the derivatives market which is deduced by the fact that they purchased 14849 long contracts in Index Futures while simultaneously creating 10802 long contracts in Index Call options. They also hedged their positions marginally by purchasing 16402 long contracts in Index Put options. The long-short ratio since the start of the July series stands at 1.9x which is a bullish sign.
|Index Call Long||187||6||25||2.1||1.1|
|Index Call Short||89||8||18|
|Index Put Long||318||5||17||2.5||0.7|
|Index Put Short||127||8||61|
|Support / Resistance: Intraday||Nifty: 11023|
|S1 – 10970||S2-10900|
|R1- 11075||R2 -11140|
|Support / Resistance: Intraday||Bank Nifty: 27026|
|S1 – 26900||S2-26750|
|R1 - 27200||R2 -27350|
Nifty Highest Open Interest:
Call: 11000 / Put: 10600
Bank Nifty Highest Open interest: (19th July 2018 Expiry)
Call: 27500 / Put: 26800
Securities in Ban Period: JETAIRWAYS