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FII Net Inflow Crossed $8 Billion in 8 Months :)

FII Net Inflow

FIIs’ net investments in Indian equities crossed $8 billion in calendar 2009 with foreigners buying stocks worth $274 million on Friday.

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At the end of July, net inflows from FIIs stood at $7.3 billion and it took another 20 trading sessions before net inflows crossed the $8-billion mark, the first time this year.

The sensex has risen 65% till now in 2009.

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Last year, hit by recession back home FIIs took out nearly $12 billion from Indian stock markets but with sentiment improving from March this year, they have returned with net investment amounting to $9.3 billion, Sebi data shows.

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Data include stocks bought by FIIs through QIPs and public offers, buybacks and also investments in unlisted companies, fund flow trackers said.

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As per experts this phenomena has happened because India is being considered as one of the better performing market since the October crash.

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Experts maintains that despite immediate headwinds such as impact of poor monsoons on agriculture and uncertain rural economy, the growth potential in the economy cannot be overlooked.

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“Investors will be looking for value and India could be very well the destination” experts pointed out.

With FIIs holding 16% of India’s biggest 500 companies, market experts believe FII holding may rival the 19.1% peak in 2007 as the third-largest Asian economy continues to grow at a decent pace.

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FII infusion tops $60bn

FII infusion tops $60bn

FII infusion tops $60bn

Total investments by FIIs in domestic equities have crossed the $60 billion mark — the first time since June 2008 — in what could be gauged as renewed commitment by overseas investors to the Indian stock market.


Since March this year, foreign investors have once again started aggressive buying as they have pumped in nearly $7 billion in just 60 days, according to Sebi data.

Extrapolating the numbers would mean that the FIIs have invested (net) of around $120 million every day since March 9. This has led to the net investment position of FIIs increase from $53.3 billion in March 9 to over $60.3 billion till June 10.


The data pertains to all the activities undertaken by FIIs in Indian securities market, including trades done in secondary market, primary market (IPO) and activities involved in right/bonus issues, private placement, merger & acquisition.

As on date, the number of registered FIIs is 1,660 and the number of registered sub-accounts has crossed the 5,000 mark.
The sheer pace of incoming foreign money has made FIIs net buyers to the tune of $5.2 billion in 2009 even as they were net sellers of nearly $12 billion in 2008, Sebi data showed.


Re rises over 10% from March: Rupee ended at 47.24/25 per dollar, about 0.5% stronger than 47.48/49 at close on Tuesday. Foreign institutional investors inflows of nearly $7 billion since early March have helped the rupee climb about 10.5% from its low of 52.2 recorded at the same time.

SOURCE : TNN