Markets saw a volatile day today.
Both the Bank Nifty and the Nifty Index closed slightly lower, losing their first half at the close of trading.
Hindustan Unilever topped the big cap stocks, up 3% on new long-term gains, while Adani Port and Adani End closed with strong gains, narrowing.
Nifty Midcap 100 index closed 1% lower.
The market width ended in favor of the decline as the forecast/decline ratio ended at 1: 2x. The Nifty saw short envelopes during the day.
Before the options (expiring June 24, 2021), the Nifty was at a high level, with the board writing across the stock options strikes. The India Vix index fell 5% to close at 14.5.