Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Global investors bought a net 32.5 billion rupees ($667 million) of Indian equity derivatives on Oct. 28, according to the National Stock Exchange.
Open interest, or the number of contracts outstanding in value terms, rose 9.4 percent to 803.8 billion rupees, or 36.3 percent of the gross market position, according to the exchange’s website. Open interest reached a record 1.6 trillion rupees last year on Sept. 21, 2010.
Foreign funds bought a net 21.7 billion rupees of shares in the cash segment on Oct. 28, according to preliminary data given by the bourse.
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