New Delhi: FIIs have made a net investment of just Rs 264 crore in the domestic stock markets in August.
Analysis of FII activities in the Indian stock markets shows that overseas investors are, so far in August, a net purchaser of domestic stocks worth Rs 264.6 crore.
FIIs made a gross purchase of shares worth Rs 22,821.2 crore, while they sold equities valued at Rs 22,556.6 crore, resulting in a net investment of just Rs 264.6 crore, according to the data available with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
However, it seems that during the period under review, the Indian debt market became a preferred choice for overseas investors as the segment attracted a net investment of nearly 2,200 crore.
FIIs, so far this month, have made a gross purchase of Rs 4,939 crore.
First Published: Sunday, August 16, 2009, 15:58