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List of stocks set to make debut in F&O segment; know more about quantity freeze concept

Karan DSIJ
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List of stocks set to make debut in F&O segment; know more about quantity freeze concept

Sixteen stocks namely Alkem Laboratories, Alembic Pharmaceuticals, AU Small Finance Bank, City Union Bank, Deepak Nitrite, Granules, Gujarat Gas, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, L&T Technology Services, Mphasis, Nippon Life India Asset Management, Navin Fluorine International, Pfizer, PI Industries, and Trent will make a debut in Futures & Options (F&O) segment on February 26, 2021.  

With the addition of these sixteen stocks, a total of 156 stocks will be available for trading in the F&O segment on NSE from March series. Further, the addition of Larsen & Toubro Infotech as well as L&T Technology Services in the F&O segment would mean that all L&T Group stocks are now available for F&O trading from March Series.  

The market lot and quantity freeze for the security are as follows: 


For those who are new to trading and are not familiar with the term 'quantity freeze', we would like to explain it to you in a simple manner. The concept of quantity freeze has been introduced by the stock exchange in order to regulate the flow of orders within a certain specified quantity. The maximum quantity that can be placed by a user for F&O contracts is known as quantity freeze. Any order placed above the quantity freeze limit will be automatically cancelled by NSE and in case, one wishes to place an order for a quantity that is exceeding the threshold limit of quantity freeze, in that case, one needs to place multiple orders to fill. 

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