Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Global investors sold a net 13.1 billion rupees ($249 million) of Indian equity derivatives yesterday, according to the National Stock Exchange.
Open interest, or the number of contracts outstanding in value terms, fell 1.3 percent to 1.02 trillion rupees, or 36.2 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 sold a net 11.9 billion rupees of shares in the cash segment yesterday, according to preliminary data given by the bourse.
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