Option chain



Option chain contains details like strike prices, all listed puts, calls, their expiration, volume, and pricing information for a single primary asset within a given maturity period. An options chain provides detailed information about quote and price and it is different from options series or cycle, which indicates the available strike prices or expiration dates. Following is the window of option chain on the NSE website. There is three options chain available on the NSE website that is NIFTY, FINNIFTY, BANKNIFTY.


NIFTY

The National Stock Exchange Nifty (NIFTY) is the stock market index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE). Also known as NIFTY 50 and CNX Nifty, it consists of 50 stocks that are actively traded on NSE.


FINNIFTY

The Nifty Financial Services Index (FINNIFTY). This index consists of a maximum of 20 stocks and it tracks the performance of Indian financial services companies including insurance, banks, housing finance, NBFCs, other financial services companies, etc.


BANKNIFTY

This index consists of the most liquid and large capitalized Indian banking stocks. BANKNIFTY index has 12 stocks from the banking sector. It provides investors with a benchmark that contains a capital market performance of Indian bank stocks.

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