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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.


Foreign portfolio investors sell $2.1-billion equities in August, highest since November 2016

Among the emerging markets (EMs), India witnessed highest outflow in August, followed by South Korea which saw an outflow of $1.12 billion during the month. FPI sales in Taiwan and Indonesia are relatively smaller, where foreign investors sold $258 million and $351 million, respectively.

FPIs show huge interest for corporate bond limits

The lowest or the cut-off bid that FPIs put in for acquiring limits in corporate bonds stood at 15.25 basis points on Monday’s auction compared to the cut-off bid of 1.20 basis points on G-secs.

Express Economic History Series: The steady progress of FIIs, and a continuing debate

FIIs can invest as much as $ 30 billion in government securities and $ 51 billion in corporate debt instruments such as commercial paper and bonds.

RBI details new norms for FPI investment

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) placed a draft circular on its website in regard to foreign portfolio investments in unlisted corporate debt securities and securities debt instruments.