Nifty Auto index is among the top underperformers, shedding ~0.6% led by bearish momentum seen in Maruti Suzuki & Eicher Motors.
Nifty IT index is trading with a positive bias with Infosys gaining ~2% in trade. Wipro is trading ~2% higher along with a rise in open interest, hinting a buildup of long positions.
Nifty midcap index is trading flat, down by 0.1% with market breadth remaining in the favor of the declines.
Bank Nifty futures have seen an marginal unwinding of long positions, while its out of the money options have added writing positions.
India VIX is trading 3% lower at 16 level.
|Top 2 F&O Gainers:||BHEL & IBULHSGFIN|
|Top 2 F&O Losers:||HINDPETRO & Jet Airways|
|Bank Nifty||+42 @29,725|
|Most Active Index Option Contract (20th March)|
|Call Option||11600CE, O.I.:~ +16.78 lakh shares|
|Put Option||11400PE, O.I.:~ +20.48 lakh shares|
|Nifty Max O.I Strikes (March 20th 2019)||11600CE, 11500PE|