FIIs added net 57K contracts of short Index Futures, net 32K contracts of short Index CE and net 57K contracts of long Index PE in the first week of AUG series. They were also net seller of ₹2722 crore in equity during this period. Client category added net 42K long Index Futures and net 110K long Index CE contracts.
FIIs ownership of long Index Futures has come down to 46% from 55% at the beginning of the series and their short Index Futures ownership has gone up to 25% from 10%.
Nifty AUG series Open Interest went up by 66K contracts in the week but Banknifty was occupied with old business and shed 7K contracts in Open Interest.