Open interest, or the number of contracts outstanding in value terms, fell 1 percent to 846.3 billion rupees, or 35.6 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 2.49 billion rupees of shares in the cash segment on Dec. 9, according to preliminary data given by the bourse.
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