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Global Funds Sell Net 51.3 Million Rupees of Indian Derivatives

July 26, 2012

Global investors sold a net 51.3 million rupees ($923,492 million) of Indian equity derivatives yesterday, according to the National Stock Exchange.

Open interest, or the number of contracts outstanding in value terms, declined 33.6 percent to 619.75 billion rupees on the last day of trading in contracts for July, according to the exchange’s website. Open interest reached a record 1.6 trillion rupees on Sept. 21, 2010.

Foreign funds sold a net 11.8 billion rupees of shares in the cash segment yesterday, according to preliminary data given by the bourse.

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