FIIs resume share sell; pull out Rs 400 cr from stock markets

Last Updated: Friday, September 4, 2009 - 21:39

Mumbai: A day after making a net investment of
nearly Rs 59 crore in the Indian stock markets, the overseas
investors today once again resumed selling and pulled out
about Rs 400 crore.

Foreign institutional investors were the gross buyer of
shares worth Rs 1,912.07 crore, while they sold stocks valued
at Rs 2,311.99 crore that resulted in a net sell of Rs 399.92
crore, provisional data with the Bombay Stock Exchange shows.
Domestic institutional investors also followed a similar
trend and were the net seller of shares worth Rs 5.35 crore.

Yesterday, FIIs were the net purchaser of shares worth Rs
58.90 crore, as per the data available with the market
regulator SEBI.

However, in today`s trade, non-resident Indians and
brokers, on the behalf of their clients, were optimistic and
in total made a net investment of Rs 74.06 crore.
Further, proprietors were also enthusiastic as they
bought shares worth Rs 147.02 crore from the stock markets.

The BSE benchmark index Sensex today rose 290.79 points
or 1.89 per cent to close at 15,689.12 level.

Bureau Report



First Published: Friday, September 4, 2009 - 21:39

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