The National Stock Exchange (NSE) announced on 17 December that it has decided to include another three stocks in its futures & options (F&O) segment from the coming expiry series.
These three securities include Aarti Industries, Dr Lal Path Labs and HDFC Asset Management Company (AMC) which had a market capitalisation of Rs 21,253.99 crore, Rs 17,971.66 crore and Rs 60,410.85 crore, respectively.
In its circular, NSE said that futures and options contracts on these 3 additional securities would be available for trading with effect from 1 January 2021.
The stock exchange further added that the market lot, scheme of strikes and quantity freeze limit of these three securities would be informed on 31 December 2020 through a separate circular.
With the addition of these three stocks, 140 stocks will be available for trading in F&O segment of NSE from January series. Also, the addition of HDFC AMC will mean all HDFC Group stocks including HDFC Bank, HDFC Life and HDFC are available for F&O trading from January series.