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NSE to include EIL, 5 others in F&O segment on Nov 28

PTI 20 Nov 2014, 14:59:07 PM IST

New Delhi: Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) will introduce six companies, including Engineers India Ltd and Strides Arcolab, in the future & option segment from next week.

Besides, Wockhardt, Amtek Auto, Bosch and Indiabulls Housing Finance would also be the part of the derivative segment.

"...Futures and options (F&O) contracts on these six additional securities would be available for trading with effect from November 28, 2014," NSE said in a circular.

At present, there are over 200 securities available in the F&O segment for trade.

For inclusion in the derivatives segment, the stock's market wide position limit (MWPL), which is the total number of contracts a trader may have active at one time for a given underlying, should be Rs 300 crore among other criteria.

Besides, minimum order requirement for a stock to be eligible for introduction in the derivatives segment should be Rs 10 lakh.

In September, the exchange launched F&O contracts in SKS Microfinance, TVS Motor Company, Eicher Motors, Motherson Sumi Systems and Mindtree.