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RBI panel: Allow FPIs to buy bad loans directly

In order to address the issue of possible volatility that may emerge by allowing foreign players, a scheme similar to that of the Voluntary Retention Route (VRR) for FPI investments in debt markets may be envisaged, the task force suggested.

Surcharge rollback sees little impact, as FPIs continue outflow from Indian equities

In the five trading sessions following the rollback of surcharge, foreign portfolio investors sold Indian equities worth a net of Rs 5,485 crore from Indian equities.


Finance in talks with FPIs to provide relief from surcharge

Discussions with FPIs are currently underway and there are indications that investors impacted by the move could be extended some relief from the levy.

FPIs have option to take corporate route for lower surcharge: CBDT chief

In her maiden Budget speech last Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman raised surcharge on income tax paid by high net worth (HNI) individuals.

Foreign Portfolio Investors: Net inflows into equities at Rs 75,000 crore in January-May; highest in 6 years

The FPI bullishness on election outcome can be seen from the fact that in the seven trading days of May following the general election result outcome on May 23, they pumped in a net of Rs 12,398 crore.

Increasing forex reserve to help improve import cover

According to the RBI data while the forex reserves stood at $399.1 billion for the week ended February 22, it has risen sharply by over $19 billion over the last two months.


RBI for voluntary retention route for FPIs in debt

To be eligible, FPIs would need to voluntarily commit to retain in India a minimum required percentage of their investments for a period of their choice.

Foreign portfolio investors sell over $1 billion equities in May

FPIs sold Indian equities worth close to $0.94 billion in April, after buying stocks worth $2.02 billion in March. The FPIs bought $246.1 million worth of equities in 2018 so far.

RBI raises debt investment limits for FPIs across board

Currently, the FPI limit for general category G-sec investors stands at Rs 1.91 lakh crore; this has been raised to Rs 2.07 lakh crore for the first half of FY19 and further to Rs 2.23 lakh crore for H2FY19.

Markets rally: Fresh foreign inflows back domestic mood

With equities markets world over witnessing unprecedented investment in the last one month or so, experts say stocks seem to be emerging as the most attractive asset class, especially in India, on the back of growth making a comeback.