Decreasing the lot measurement for NIFTY will scale back margin necessities for futures buying and selling by a 3rd, mentioned brokerage agency FYERS CEO Tejas Khoday.
Presently merchants want round Rs 1.73,000 to commerce lots, he mentioned.
From July, the margin requirement can be decreased to round Rs 1.16,000 (at present Nifty costs). It is a massive step for NSE to scale back the burden of extreme preliminary margins on retail merchants, he added.
“Solely the furthest month contract, that’s, the July 2021 expiration contracts, can be revised for market tons. The Could 2021 and June 2021 contracts will proceed to have the tons. All subsequent contracts (ie month-to-month expiration July 2021 and past) revised market tons, ”NSE mentioned.
Relying on the inventory trade, the day unfold order e-book won’t be obtainable for the mixed contract for the Could-July 2021 and June-July 2021 maturities.
Contracts with a weekly expiration of August 2021 and past may have revised market tons.
“The lot measurement of all present NIFTY long-term possibility contracts (with a maturity higher than 3 months) can be revised from 75 to 50 after the contracts expire in June 2021 (i.e. June 25, 2021)”, mentioned the inventory trade.