Nifty Midcap100 index closed ~0.65% higher while, Nifty PSU index closed ~1% higher led by a strong upmove in SBI.
Market breadth ended in the favour of the advances with the advance/decline closing at 1:1x.
Nifty futures added short positions.
On the options front (February 20, 2020 expiry), across the board call option writing was seen in Nifty as the index trended lower.
India VIX index closed at 13.7, down 2.3%.
|Top 2 F&O Gainers:||IBULHSGFIN & MFSL|
|Top 2 F&O Losers:||OIL & ESCORTS|
|Bank Nifty||+105 @30,943|