Revision of lot sizes in equity derivatives wef 31st Oct 2014

Revision of lot sizes in equity derivatives wef 31st Oct 2014

The lot sizes of derivative contracts of indices and individual stocks have been revised by NSE. The change will be effective from 31st October 2014.

Stock broker should know changes in lot sizes

For example, the new lot size for Nifty will be reduced from 50 to 25.

Since the lot sizes will be reduced, the margin requirements will also go down accordingly. The updated margins will be available in the margin requirement file from 31st October 2014.

For a detailed list of new lot sizes of equity derivatives please refer to the below table.

Revised Downwards (for all expiry)

Sr No Symbol Current Lot size Revised Lot size
1 NIFTY 50 25
2 NFTYMCAP50 150 75
3 ADANIENT 1000 500
4 ADANIPORTS 2000 1000
5 ALBK 4000 2000
6 AMBUJACEM 2000 1000
7 ARVIND 2000 1000
8 AUROPHARMA 500 250
9 BANKBARODA 500 250
10 BHARATFORG 1000 250
11 BHARTIARTL 1000 500
12 BHEL 2000 1000
13 CENTURYTEX 1000 500
14 CIPLA 1000 500
15 COLPAL 250 125
16 CROMPGREAV 2000 1000
17 DABUR 2000 1000
18 DISHTV 8000 4000
19 DIVISLAB 250 125
20 FEDERALBNK 4000 2000
21 GAIL 1000 500
22 HCLTECH 250 125
23 HDFCBANK 500 250
24 HDIL 8000 4000
25 HINDPETRO 1000 500
26 IGL 1000 500
27 INDIACEM 4000 2000
28 IOB 8000 4000
29 IRB 4000 1000
30 KOTAKBANK 500 250
31 MOTHERSUMI 1000 500
32 ONGC 1000 500
33 ORIENTBANK 2000 1000
34 PFC 2000 1000
35 PNB 500 250
36 RANBAXY 1000 500
37 RELCAPITAL 1000 500
38 SIEMENS 500 250
39 SRTRANSFIN 500 250
40 SSLT 2000 1000
41 SUNPHARMA 500 250
42 SYNDIBANK 4000 2000
43 TATAMOTORS 1000 500
44 TATAMTRDVR 2000 1000
45 TATASTEEL 1000 500
46 TVSMOTOR 2000 1000
47 UNIONBANK 2000 1000
48 UPL 2000 1000
49 VOLTAS 2000 1000
50 YESBANK 1000 500

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Revised Downwards (for Jan 2015 expiry onwards but effective from 31st Oct 2014)

Sr No Symbol Current Lot size Revised Lot size
1 ASHOKLEY 11000 8000
2 AXISBANK 1250 500
3 GMRINFRA 10000 9000
4 HAVELLS 1250 1000
5 IFCI 9000 8000
6 NHPC 12000 10000
7 UNITECH 17000 9000


Revised upwards (for Jan 2015 expiry onwards but effective from 31st Oct 2014)

Sr No Symbol Current Lot size Revised Lot size
1 UBL 250 500

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