Mumbai: Foreign institutional investors
(FIIs) on Thursday booked profit and pulled out a net Rs 41.47 crore
from the domestic stock markets.
FIIs were the gross buyer of shares worth Rs 2,920.51
crore, while they sold equities valued at Rs 2,961.98 crore,
resulting in a net sell of Rs 41.47 crore, the provisional
data available with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) shows.
However, domestic institutional investors were optimistic
and made a net investment of Rs 29.22 crore in stock markets.
Yesterday, FIIs were the net investor of Rs 1,036 in the
local stock markets, according to the latest data with SEBI.
Brokers, on the behalf of their clients and non resident
Indians also followed FIIs and in total sold shares worth Rs
44.1 crore, as per the BSE data.
Proprietors were also confident as they purchased shares
worth Rs 25.94 crore.
The BSE benchmark Sensex today closed at 15,781.07, up
11.22 points or 0.07 per cent from its previous close.
First Published: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 22:28