BSE To Introduce Weekly F&O Contracts In Equity Derivatives Segment From Sept. 19
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BSE To Introduce Weekly F&O Contracts In Equity Derivatives Segment From Sept. 19

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BSE Ltd. on Friday said it will introduce weekly futures and options contracts in the equity derivatives segment in September.

The exchange in a notice said it will "introduce 7 weekly futures and 7 weekly options contracts on stocks in equity derivatives with effect from Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019."

The weekly F&O contracts will expire on every Thursday, excluding the Thursday in the monthly expiry week. In case Thursday is a market holiday, the contract expiry will be on working day prior to Thursday and new serial weekly F&O contracts shall be introduced after expiry of the respective week's contract, the notice added.

Trading parameters such as tick size, price bands and market lot, among others, will be the same as the existing F&O contracts on existing stock derivatives.

The exchange in the notice also provided a list of 149 stocks along with tick size, lot size and price band on which weekly F&O contracts will be available.

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