Media Release

 Media Release

Newly relaunched Sensex and Bankex derivatives contracts witnesses a turnover of Rs 528 crores on the first weekly expiry of Friday

Mumbai, 19th May 2023: The recently relaunched S&P BSE Sensex and S&P BSE Bankex derivatives contracts clocked a turnover of Rs 528 crores on its first weekly expiry in BSE today.

The turnover for futures was Rs 35 crores and options turnover was Rs 493 crores.

Since launch, BSE has seen a steady increase in turnover and open interest in these contracts which has unique expiry of Friday.

These contracts witnessed wider participation with more than 125 members across India participating since launch.

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