Live share market update: Markets crack; Nifty falls 101 points

All sectoral indices were in the red in intraday trade with Nifty Pharma being the worst performer.

Feb 15, 2019 01:02 IST India Infoline News Service

The Indian equity markets witnessed a breakdown on Friday with benchmark indices trending lower for the sixth consecutive session. The Nifty was trading 101 points lower at 10,645, while Bank Nifty was 280 points down at 26,680.

Broad-based selling pressure was witnessed in the markets with Nifty Midcap 50 and Nifty Smallcap 50 indices down 1.98% and 1.51%, respectively.

Furthermore, all sectoral indices were trading in the red with Nifty Pharma being the worst performer and trading down 4.44%.

India Vix witnessed a sharp surge and was up 9.2 at 17.2.

On the options front, heavy call writing was witnessed in OTM strikes with 10700CE and 10900CE witnessing an addition of ~9.34 lakh shares and ~9.06 lakh shares, respectively (21st Feb Expiry).

Top 2 F&O Gainers: Infibeam, Adani Power
Top 2 F&O Losers: Dr.Reddy, Glenmark Pharma
Most Active Index Option Contract: (14th FEB)   
Call Option 10700CE, O.I.: ↑~ 9.34 lakh shares
Put Option: 10500PE, O.I.: ↑~ 2.81 lakh shares
O.I Spurt
Page Industries O.I.: ↑31%; Price: ↓8.36% (Fresh Short Positions)
Glenmark O.I.: ↑18%; Price: ↓7.4% (Fresh Short Positions)

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