Mumbai: Showing their renewed enthusiasm for
the Indian stock markets, foreign institutional investors have
invested over Rs 2,000 crore in just two-trading sessions.
In today`s trade, overseas investors were the gross buyer
of shares worth Rs 3,907.76 crore, whereas they sold equities
valued at Rs 2,916.01 crore, resulting in a net inflow of Rs
991.75 crore, the provisional data with Bombay Stock Exchange
Domestic institutional investors were also seen hopeful
about the stock markets as they made a net investment of Rs
206.25 crore in shares today.
Yesterday, FIIs were the net purchaser of shares worth Rs
1,050 crore, as per the data with the market regulator
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
However, proprietors and brokers, on the behalf of their
clients, booked profit and in total were net seller of shares
worth Rs 287.34 crore, according to the BSE data.
At the end of trade, non-resident Indians were net buyer
of shares worth Rs 1.29 crore.
The BSE benchmark index Sensex today rose 107.35 points
or 0.67 per cent to close at 16,123.67 level.