Nifty opened positive on Monday and consolidated between 11,650 t o 11,700 levels for most part of the session. It formed a Small Bullish Candle on the daily scale. It has been forming higher highs and lows for last two sessions. The index has been consolidating between 11550 to 11760 levels from last 12 sessions and now requires to hold and sustain above the same to retest its lifetime high of 11761 and then 11888 levels while on the downside crucial support is intact at 11550 level.
On the option front, maximum Put OI was at 11500 followed by 11000 while maximum Call OI was at 12000 followed by 11800 strike. Put writing was seen at 11700 followed by 11600 level while there was Call writing at 11700. The option band signifies a trading range between 11550 and 11750 levels.
India VIX moved up 1.85% to 21.28 level. A sudden spike in VIX indicates limited upside with volatile swing in the market.
Bank Nifty managed to hold above 30000 and remained consolidative for most part of the day but failed to cross the 30250 level. It formed a Bullish Candle on the daily scale and supports gradually shifted higher. Now it has to hold above 30000 to witness an upmove towards 30250 and then 30500 levels while on the downside major support is seen at 29700 and then 29500 levels.
(Chandan Taparia is Technical & Derivative Analyst at MOFSL. Investors are advised to consult financial advisers before taking an investment calls based on these observations)