Markets end lower for third day; Nifty ends 57 points lower

PSU banking stocks underperformed their sectoral peers on the day.

Feb 12, 2019 10:02 IST India Infoline News Service

Stock market report with bull and bear
The Indian equity markets extended their losing streak for the third consecutive session on Tuesday with Nifty ending 57 points lower at 10,831 and Bank Nifty settling 217 points lower at 27,010.

The broader markets relatively outperformed with the Nifty 50 and Nifty 100 indices ending 0.26% and 0.05% higher, respectively. Nifty PSU Bank was the worst-performing sectoral index and was down 1.61%.

Meanwhile, Nifty and Bank Nifty futures added fresh short positions with open interest soaring higher.

On the options front, call writing was witnessed in OTM strikes with 10900CE and 11000CE witnessing an addition of ~8.49 lakh shares and ~4.83 lakh shares, respectively (14th Feb Expiry).

India Vix ended the session 1.07% lower at 15.67.
Top 2 F&O Gainers: Dish TV, CanFin Homes
Top 2 F&O Losers: Kaveri Seed, Mahanagar Gas
Nifty -57 @10,831
Bank Nifty -217@27,010
Most Active Index Option Contract (14th Feb)
Call Option 10900CE, O.I.: ~+8.49 lakh shares
Put Option 10850PE, O.I.: ~+1.23 lakh shares
Nifty Max O.I. Strikes (Feb 14th Feb) 10900CE, 10800PE

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