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The Indian capital markets' turnover today rose to record high level of about Rs 8.2 lakh crore, amid monthly expiry of derivative contracts. BSE recorded total daily turnover of Rs 2,93,526.31 crore, while that at NSE rose to Rs 5,32,612 crore -- taking the combined total for the entire Indian capital markets to Rs 8,26,138.31 crore. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) said its total futures and options (F&O) turnover scaled a record high of Rs 5,32,612 crore today, surpassing the previous high of Rs 441,534.45 crore that it had touched on July 10, 2014. Nearly 1.36 crore derivative contracts were traded on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) amounting to a F&0 turnover of Rs 5.32 lakh crore, record high for a day, the bourse said. Index options touched a record high of Rs 410,992.69 crore as a part of the total derivative turnover on NSE today. On July 10, index options turnover had touched a high of Rs 3.32 lakh crore. The total turnover at BSE rose to Rs 2,93,526.31 crore at the end of trade up from Rs 2,24,870.16 crore yesterday. In the equity market, the BSE benchmark Sensex as well as NSE's Nifty closed with sharp losses. Meanwhile, NSE also that the total Bank Nifty turnover touched Rs 65,470 crore, while the turnover for Bank Nifty Options hit a record of Rs 55,250 crore. Bank Nifty turnover is a subset of total equity derivative turnover on the exchange.


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