FIIs added 19K long and 45K short Index Futures contracts during this week. They also added 42K net short Index CE and 96K net long Index PE contracts. Further they were net sellers in equity to the tune of ₹2616 crore during the week. FIIs are holding 35% of Open Interest in short Index Futures, highest short OI in this year.
Clients were not very active in Index Futures this week. However they added 129K net long Index CE contracts while liquidating 86K long Index PE. Clients reduced exposure in Long as well as short Index Futures
New business worth 24K contracts was added in Nifty AUG this week. Banknifty AUG, however, shed 4K contracts in Open Interest