F&O Cues: Key support and resistance levels for Nifty 50

F&O Cues: Key support and resistance levels for Nifty 50

by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: 2022-12-10T19:29:23+05:30

Nifty F&O action for November 11 expiry shows 18,200 will act as a key resistance now.

After showing a good up move in the previous trading session, the Indian equity market remained volatile in yesterday’s trade. It opened flat and remained range-bound for the entire day, swinging between 17980 and 18,100. Investors are not willing to take any bet and are waiting for the US inflation data to make any decisive move.

Activity on the F&O market in yesterday’s trade for the weekly expiry on November 11, 2021, shows that now 18,200 will act as a strong resistance for the next two trading sessions. The highest call option open interest (114,808) for Nifty 50 stood at a strike price of 18,200. In terms of the highest addition of open interest in the call options front was again at 18,200 in the last trading session. Total of 45,478 open interest was added at this strike price. The next highest call option open interest stands at 18,100 where total open interest stood at 97,825.

In terms of put activity, the highest put writing was seen at strike price of 17500 (15,903 open interest added on November 09), followed by 17,700 (8412 open interest added on November 09), while there was put unwinding at strike price 17,900, followed by 17,300.

Highest total put open interest (77,593) stood at a strike price of 17,900. This is followed by a strike price of 17,500, which saw a total put option open interest of 71,471 contracts.

Following table shows the difference between call and put option at strike price near to max pain of 18000.

Strike Price  

Open Interest (Call option)  

Open Interest (Put option)  

Diff(Put – Call)  

17,700.00  

7095  

53976  

46881  

17,800.00  

15010  

64709  

49699  

17,900.00  

33390  

77593  

44203  

18000  

58722  

68100  

9378  

18,100.00  

97825  

28453  

-69372  

18,200.00  

114808  

8438  

-106370  

18,300.00  

86830  

3943  

-82887  

The Nifty 50 put call ratio (PCR) closed at 0.73 worse than 0.92 in the previous trading session. A PCR above 1 is considered bullish while a PCR below 1 is considered bearish.


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