Midcap stocks were among the biggest outperformers with stocks like Cochin Shipyard & JK tyre closing ~10% higher. The Nifty Midcap index closed ~0.7% higher.
The market breadth ended in the favour of the advances with the advance/decline ratio closing at 3:2x. Nifty & Bank saw a marginal unwinding of long positions during the day.
On the options front (October 22, 2020 expiry), across the board writing was seen in call option strikes as the Nifty and Bank Nifty index trended lower.
India Vix index closed lower at 22.6, down 1%.
|Top 2 F&O Gainers:||Tata Elxsi & Shriram Transports|
|Top 2 F&O Losers:||JublFood & Aurobindo Pharma|
|Bank Nifty||-151 @24,484|