FPI News

Enhanced surcharge on foreign portfolio investment removed: Nirmala Sitharaman

Earlier this month, capital market participants and foreign institutional investors presented a charter of demands to Sitharaman, which included rollback of surcharge on FPIs and review of dividend distribution tax.

Amid concerns over trade war & domestic growth, FPI inflow slows down in June

Between January and June, FPIs have pumped in a net of Rs 77,322 crore, the highest in the first six months in any year.


February-March FPI inflows of Rs 46,000 crore keep rupee and equities on a high

Between February 1 and March 22, 2019, the FPIs have pumped in a net of Rs 46,000 crore in the Indian equities.

First time in seven years, foreign portfolio investors turn net sellers

The FPIs also pulled out a net of Rs 49,229 crore from the Indian debt market during the year taking the aggregate net outflow from equity and debt to an all time high of Rs 82,552 crore.

FPI selling abates, Rs 5,642 crore inflows in November so far

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg had recently said the government was trying to find ways to ensure stability of FPI fund flows into the financial markets.

FPIs selling spree continues; withdraw Rs 1,200 crore from debt markets

The latest sell-off comes after foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) withdrew an amount close to Rs 50,000 crore from the debt markets in last five months (February to July). Prior to that, overseas investors had infused over Rs 8,500 crore in January.


Bond sales by FPIs cross $1-billion mark

The weakening rupee could prompt foreign investors to offload more bonds, market observers said, since otherwise their portfolios would continue to lose value.

FPIs turn positive on Indian equities; pump in Rs 8,400-cr in March

The positive sentiments in equities could be attributed to a likely strong rebound in corporate earnings over the next two quarters and easing of global oil prices providing a relief on the macro front.

Foreign Portfolio Investors inflow in equities at $2-billion in November so far

The inflow was further triggered with the news of India faring well in the World Bank's ease of doing business index and a jump in core sector growth.

New foreign portfolio investment norms from April 2018, says RBI

RBI also decided to broaden non-resident centralised treasuries of multinational companies to hedge the rupee (INR) risk on current account transactions of their Indian subsidiaries.